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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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Mimino

Mimino

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Vakhtang Kikabidze, Mher Mkrtchyan, Elena Proklova, Evgeniy Leonov

Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Country: United States of America

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1982?
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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:

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.

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

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“Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment.” –The New York Times“A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.”–The

No Comebacks by Frederick Forsyth

No Comebacks

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Ten Stories from Frederick Forsyth with the Master's touch. Deception, blackmail, murder, revenge - these are the themes of stories that move from London to the coast of Spain, from

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.