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.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe
  • Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket.

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Movies

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The Pirate Movie

The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Country: United States of America

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

TV Series

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Ilinden

Ilinden

Comic Roots

Comic Roots

Jane

Jane

Sin on Saturday

Sin on Saturday

Third Time Lucky

Third Time Lucky

Days to next July 26

If 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.
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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.

Eden Burning by Belva Plain

Eden Burning

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She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

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:

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Late Innings by Roger Angell

Late Innings

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Book by Angell, Roger

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gopher

Gopher

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games

Chicken!

Chicken!

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Coleco


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