Thursday August 26, 1982
US date format: 8/26/1982, UK date format: 26/8/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Kezia Noble and Tuğçe Kazaz.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits.
Querelle, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Cinnamon Skin by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Noel Edmonds Late Late Breakfast Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rear Guard or Salmon Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 26, 1982?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
- NASA launches Telesat-F.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
- Go-Go's - Vacation
- Crosby, Stills & Nash - Wasted On The Way
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Howard Johnson - So Fine
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Dreamgirls Featuring Jennifer Holliday - And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 26, 1982?
On August 26, 1982 several famous people were born including, Kezia Noble, Tuğçe Kazaz, Nazneen Contractor.
What was the number one song in August 26, 1982?
The number one song in the week of August 26, 1982 was Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor in US and Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express in UK.
What were the top hits on August 26, 1982?
The top hits on August 26, 1982 were Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Hurts So Good by John Cougar, Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band in US and Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express, Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor, Fame by Irene Cara in UK.