Saturday July 24, 1982
US date format: 7/24/1982, UK date format: 24/7/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 24, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Anna Paquin and Elisabeth Moss.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
Prem Rog, directed by Raj Kapoor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Worldly Goods by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Channel 4 News.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial or Fort Apocalypse.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 24, 1982?
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- KHJ (LA) and KFRC (San Francisco) become 2nd and 3rd stereo AM stations
- Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 24, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Junior - Too Late
- Ashford & Simpson - Street Corner
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 24If July 24, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?