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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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The World According to Garp

The World According to Garp

Release year: 1982

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Country: United States of America

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Prem Rog

Prem Rog

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

An Officer and a Gentleman

An Officer and a Gentleman

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Country: United States of America

Countryman

Countryman

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Dickie Jobson

Starring: Countryman, Hiram Keller, Carl Bradshaw, Basil Keane

TRON

TRON

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Country: United States of America

Books

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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

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

A Mother And Two Daughters by Gail Godwin

A Mother And Two Daughters

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"A big, entertaining novel...Rich in character and place and humanity...Gail Godwin is a wonderful writer."THE BOSTON GLOBEAt the death of Leonard Strickland, beloved Southern gentleman, husband and father, his family is

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.

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