Saturday 31 July 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include DeMarcus Ware and Jeff DaRosa.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits.
The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rätselflug.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Q*bert or Space Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1982 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- DeMarcus Ware: American football player.
- Jeff DaRosa: American singer and banjo player (Dropkick Murphys and The Exit).
- Blessing Mahwire: Zimbabwean cricketer.
- Anabel Garrigues: Spanish tennis player.
- Raymond Pickard: English actor.
- 46 kids and 7 adults die as 2 buses and several cars collide in France
- Car / bus collision near Beaune, France, 53 die
- Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria and France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
- In Beaune, France, 53 persons, 46 of them children, die in a highway accident (France's worst).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Toto - Rosanna
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- The Motels - Only The Lonely
- REO Speedwagon - Keep The Fire Burnin'
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