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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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.

But much more happened on August 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1982?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • 03 Aug 1982 Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as New York Yankees' manager.
  • 04 Aug 1982 New York Mets' Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago Cubs' day game, then singles for Montreal Expos in Philadelphia night game. (He was traded in between).
  • 05 Aug 1982 Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • 06 Aug 1982 California Doug DeCinces hits 3 HRs again in game (did it 5 days ago also)
  • 07 Aug 1982 Italian Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini resigns.
  • 08 Aug 1982 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • 11 Aug 1982 Twins Terry Felton loses and runs career to 0-14 (en route to 0-16)
  • 12 Aug 1982 Heavy Israeli bombardement of Beirut
  • 13 Aug 1982 In Hong Kong, health warnings on cigarette packets are made statutory.Clarence Tsui, ''South China Morning Post'', 12/12/99, webpage: ITobacco330.
  • 14 Aug 1982 Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
  • 15 Aug 1982 Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
  • 17 Aug 1982 LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8 / 18)
  • 18 Aug 1982 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
  • 19 Aug 1982 Renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 seconds.
  • 20 Aug 1982 US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
  • 21 Aug 1982 Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut, Lebanon.
  • 23 Aug 1982 Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as President
  • 26 Aug 1982 NASA launches Telesat-F.
  • 27 Aug 1982 Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth.
  • 28 Aug 1982 Sugar Babies closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances
  • 29 Aug 1982 George Brett gets his 1,500th hit
  • 30 Aug 1982 PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Country: United States of America

Querelle

Querelle

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet

The Beastmaster

The Beastmaster

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos

Country: United States of America

Superstition

Superstition

Release year: 1982

Directed by: James W. Roberson

Starring: James Houghton, Albert Salmi, Lynn Carlin, Larry Pennell

The Pirate Movie

The Pirate Movie

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Ken Annakin

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1982?
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Twice Shy by Dick Francis

Twice Shy

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A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

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:

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

Public Smiles, Private Tears

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London published Fiction

Touch The Devil by Jack Higgins

Touch The Devil

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Frank Barry, terrorist of the highest order. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry is

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award