3rd of August, 1982

The 3rd of August, 1982, fell on a Tuesday. Day 215 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.

37 years, 6 months and 15 days have passed since the 3rd of August, 1982.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of August, 1982:

  • United States: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
  • United Kingdom: Fame - Irene Cara

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 the 3rd of August, 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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

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

  • 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.

  • Gandhi

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


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 37 years, 6 months and 15 days have passed since the 3rd of August, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 31 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of August, 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 397177200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of August, 1982:

  • 4th of July, 1982: Terry Higgins becomes the first person to die of AIDS in the United Kingdom.
  • 9th of July, 1982: The sci-fi movie TRON (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • 9th of July, 1982: Pan Am Flight 759 crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing 154 people.
  • 11th of July, 1982: Italy win the World Cup after defeating West Germany 3-1.
  • 24th of July, 1982: The Rolling Stones headline at Slane.
  • 27th of July, 1982: The term AIDS is officially coined, replacing the previous acronym of GRIDS (gay-related immune deficiency).
  • 31st of July, 1982: 46 children die in a highway accident in Beaune, France.
  • 12th of August, 1982: A debt crisis begins in Latin America when Mexico announces that it is unable to pay its foreign debt.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of August, 1982, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of August, 1982 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television

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.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • 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.

"The Smurfs" - "Sesame Street"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 3rd of August, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of August, 1982 was probably conceived around the 24th of October, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of August, 1982 is the 13th of May, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

3rd of August

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of August:


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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of August, 1982.

  • 13,713 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,184,806,800 seconds have passed since the 3rd of August, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,382,274,600 times.
  • Since the 3rd of August, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 611,360,308,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 197,467,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,893,385 steps. That's about 45,286 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,217,682 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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