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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Prem Rog

Prem Rog

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

An Officer and a Gentleman

An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Country: United States of America

Tex

Tex

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

Night Shift

Night Shift

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long, Gina Hecht

Country: United States of America

Forced Vengeance

Forced Vengeance

Directed by: James Fargo

Starring: Chuck Norris, Mary Louise Weller, Camila Griggs, Michael Cavanaugh

TV Series

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Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News

All for Love

All for Love

Rowan's Report

Rowan's Report

Pedro e Paulina

Pedro e Paulina

O fonias

O fonias

Days to next July 24

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Princess by Robert Lacey

Princess

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The story is part that of the girl next door, part fairy tale, but Diana Spencer has captured the heart and imagination of the world.

How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern

How To Make Love To A Woman

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Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

North And South by John Jakes

North And South

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ali Baba and 40 Thieves

Ali Baba and 40 Thieves

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Nibbler

Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

Night Stalker

Night Stalker

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Apple II Mattel Aquarius

Publisher: Mattel

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Fort Apocalypse

Fort Apocalypse

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software


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