Tuesday 2 February 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sergio Castano and Han Ga In.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK The Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk was in the top 5 hits.
Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ramón y Cajal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Phantom Slayer or Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1982 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Sergio Castano: Spanish footballer.
- Han Ga In: South Korean model/actress.
- Brandy Talore: American pornographic actress.
- Filippo Magnini: Italian swimmer, he was twice world champion in the 100m freestyle and 3 times European champion.
- Sergio Ortega: Spanish footballer.
- Kelly Mazzante: American basketball player.
- Late Night with David Letterman premieres on NBC
- San Diego beats Miami 41-38 in OT after blowing a 24-0 lead
- Government troops and Muslim-fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria.
- The Hama massacre begins in Syria.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics
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