Saturday August 28, 1982

US date format: 8/28/1982, UK date format: 28/8/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see zodiac on August 28, 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 LeAnn Rimes and Kelly Thiebaud. 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 Mars Cars or River Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1982, at August 28 across the years or at August 1982 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

Events

  • Sugar Babies closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances

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Movies

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

The Secret of NIMH

The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet

Country: United States of America

Poltergeist

Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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NBC News Overnight

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States of America

Ilinden

Ilinden

Filthy Rich

Filthy Rich

Written by:

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States of America

The Black Adder

The Black Adder

Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News

How old am I?

If August 28th, 1982 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

The Man From St. Petersburg

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His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

Lace by Shirley Conran

Lace

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"Which one of you bitches is my mother?" Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York's Pierre Hotel to meet Lili -- a

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

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mars Cars

Mars Cars

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: Datamost

Alien Garden

Alien Garden

Platform: Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action, stategy

Publisher: Epyx

Gravitar

Gravitar

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Penetrator

Penetrator

Platform: ZX Spectrum (original) Commodore 64 TRS-80

Genre: Horizontal;y scrolling shooter

Publisher: Melbourne House (1982)

River Rescue

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 28, 1982?

On August 28, 1982 several famous people were born including, LeAnn Rimes, Kelly Thiebaud, Thiago Motta.

Which famous people died on August 28, 1982?

Famous people died on August 28, 1982 include, Geoff Chubb.

What was the number one song in August 28, 1982?

The number one song in the week of August 28, 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 28, 1982?

The top hits on August 28, 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.


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