July 9th, 1982

July 9th, 1982, fell on a Friday. Day 190 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.

37 years, 10 months and 25 days have passed since July 9th, 1982.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 9th, 1982:

  • Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing 154 people.
  • The sci-fi movie TRON (1982) is released in cinemas.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 9th, 1982:

  • United States: Don't You Want Me - Human League
  • United Kingdom: Happy Talk - Captain Sensible

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "E.T." was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 9th, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    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.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"

    "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • Gandhi

    "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.

  • 1982 in 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.

  • 1982 in music.

    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.

  • 1982 FIFA World Cup

    The 1982 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Spain. The competition is won Italy after they defeat West Germany 3-1.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 37 years, 10 months and 25 days have passed since July 9th, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 9th, 1982, will be 37 years of age.
  • People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 395017200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 9th, 1982:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 9th, 1982, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 9th, 1982 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • Dallas - Soap opera.
  • The Love Boat - Television series that was set on a cruise ship. Starring Gavin MacLeod as Captain Merrill Stubing.

1982 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1982.

"Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Sesame Street" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1982 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1982:

  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Atari 2600
  • Lego Technic
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 9th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on July 9th, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 9th, 1982 was probably conceived around the 29th of September, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 9th, 1982 is the 18th of April, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

9th of July

Events that have occurred on the 9th of July:

  • July 9th, 2006: Italy win the World Cup.
  • July 9th, 2006: 2006 FIFA World Cup Final: French midfielder Zinedine Zidane is sent off after headbutting Italy's Marco Materazzi in the chest.
  • July 9th, 1999: American Pie (1999) is released.
  • July 9th, 2003: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) is released.
  • July 9th, 2004: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) is released.
  • July 9th, 2007: Long Island serial killer: Maureen Brainard-Barnes is last seen.
  • July 9th, 2009: Football: Karim Benzema transfers to Real Madrid.
  • July 9th, 2010: Animated comedy movie Despicable Me (2010) is released.
  • July 9th, 2016: UFC 200 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 9th, 1982.

  • 13,844 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,196,121,600 seconds have passed since the July 9th, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,395,475,200 times.
  • Since July 9th, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 617,198,745,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 199,353,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,866,458 steps. That's about 45,718 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,353,459 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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