Saturday June 26, 1982
US date format: 6/26/1982, UK date format: 26/6/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Zuzana Kučová and Rai Rain.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney.
In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits.
The Secret of NIMH, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Something in Disguise.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey Escape or River Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 1982?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- Carlos Lopes runs Europe record 10k (27:34.39)
- Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig
- US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli and Palestine Liberation Organization forces
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Toto - Rosanna
- Asia - Heat Of The Moment
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Crimson And Clover
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Juice Newton - Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Early In The Morning
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- Rick James - Dance Wit' Me - Part 1
- One Way - Cutie Pie
- Bloodstone - We Go A Long Way Back
- The Temptations Featuring Rick James - Standing On The Top-Part 1
- Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
- Paul McCartney And Stevie Wonder - Ebony And Ivory
- Jeffrey Osborne - I Really Don't Need No Light
- 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 June 26If June 26, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 2 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 2 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?