July 3rd, 1982, was a Saturday. It was day 184 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
39 years, 3 months and 19 days have passed since July 3rd, 1982.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 1982.
The movie "E.T." was at the top of the box office on July 3rd, 1982.
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The 1982 FIFA World Cup was taking place in Spain at this time. The competition was won Italy after they defeated West Germany 3-1 in the final.
Steven Spielberg's movie "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" was showing in movie theaters at this time.
Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.
At this time, wearing leg warmers was a popular fad. The trend was popularized by movies such as Fame and Flashdance.
The best NBA players in 1982 were Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, George Gervin and Gus Williams.
During the first half of the 1980s, VCRs started to become a popular household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.
In 1982, the best soccer players were Paolo Rossi, Alain Giresse, Zbigniew Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bruno Conti, Rinat Dasayev, Pierre Littbarski, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini and Bernd Schuster.
The film "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
"The Computer" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
"Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson went on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
During 1981 and 1982, the Rubik's Cube became a craze. The toy was so popular that books on how to solve it regularly made it into the top ten selling books list.
Between September, 1980 and August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.
During this period, the Atari 2600 was the dominant game system.
In the late 1970s and 1980s, portable cassette players such as the "Sony Walkman" were becoming more and more common.
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, wallpaper was extremely common in people's homes. It wasn't until the mid-late 1980s that "modernism" started to creep in.
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1982 saw the introduction of cars such as the Cadillac Cimarron, the Honda Jazz, the Dodge Rampage, the Toyota Camry, the Ford Sierra and the Holden Camira.
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Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on July 3rd, 1982.
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 1982.
Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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