Monday 4 January 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1982 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Kang Hye-jung: South Korean actress and singer.
- Richard Logan: English footballer.
- Lucie Škrobáková: Czech hurdler.
- Hollie Stevens: American porn actress (d. 2012).
- Kang Hye-jeong: South Korean actress.
- Lucie Skrobakova: Czech athlete
- Richard Winsor: TV Actor
- Mélanie Cohl: Belgian pop singer who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 with the song "Dis oui", written by Philippe Swan and scored 6th place.
- Paulo Ferrari: Argentinian footballer
- ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) and ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th and 6th ABC radio network
- Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
- Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm
- San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge closed for third time by fierce storm.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 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)
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
Top #9 songs in the UK
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Cliff Richard - Daddy's Home
- Julio Iglesias - Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar)
- Abba - One Of Us
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
- Bucks Fizz - The Land Of Make Believe
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Adam & The Ants - Ant Rap
- Shakin' Stevens - Oh Julie
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