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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1982?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1982 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • 02 Jul 1982 Larry Walters, a.k.a. Lawn Chair Larry, flies 16,000 feet above Long Beach, California in lawn chair with weather balloons attached.
  • 03 Jul 1982 89th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (61 36 62)
  • 04 Jul 1982 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
  • 05 Jul 1982 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • 06 Jul 1982 A lunar eclipse (umbral duration 236 min and total duration 106 min, the longest of the 20th century) occurs.
  • 07 Jul 1982 David Moorcroft of United Kingdom sets record for 5000m, 13:00.41.
  • 08 Jul 1982 7 Brides for 7 Brothers opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 09 Jul 1982 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England vs. India at The Oval
  • 10 Jul 1982 Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week
  • 11 Jul 1982 7 Brides for 7 Brothers closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 12 Jul 1982 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • 13 Jul 1982 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
  • 15 Jul 1982 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
  • 16 Jul 1982 George P Shultz sworn in as Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 18 Jul 1982 Blues in the Night closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 19 Jul 1982 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
  • 20 Jul 1982 Bombs planted by Irish Republican Army explode in 2 London parks
  • 21 Jul 1982 HMS ''Hermes'', the Royal Navy flagship during the Falklands War, returns home to Portsmouth to a hero's welcome.
  • 22 Jul 1982 Biggest mass wedding, Rev Sun Myung Moon weds 2,200 couples in New York City
  • 23 Jul 1982 FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • 24 Jul 1982 KHJ (LA) and KFRC (San Francisco) become 2nd and 3rd stereo AM stations
  • 25 Jul 1982 20th Tennis Federation Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
  • 26 Jul 1982 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe
  • 27 Jul 1982 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to US in almost 11 years.
  • 29 Jul 1982 Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson
  • 30 Jul 1982 Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
  • 31 Jul 1982 46 kids and 7 adults die as 2 buses and several cars collide in France

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Movies

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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Country: United States of America

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

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Directed by: Paul Greengrass

Starring: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1982?
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Eden Burning by Belva Plain

Eden Burning

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She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger

Years Of Upheaval

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In Years of Upheaval Henry Kissinger recalls the turbulent years of the second Administration of Richard Nixon, which began on 20 January 1973.

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:

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern

How To Make Love To A Woman

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Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with