Monday July 26, 1982
US date format: 7/26/1982, UK date format: 26/7/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Shaila Vaidya and Kristin Adams.
In that special week of July 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.
The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ilinden.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chicken! or Countdown to Doom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 26, 1982?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 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
- Paul Oakenfold Presents Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Junior - Too Late
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 26If July 26, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 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?