Tuesday 5 October 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Natalie Vlandis and Michael Roos.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nature.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nibbler or Space Defender.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 October 1982 ?
- Natalie Vlandis: Northridge, California -- Pairs skater (with Jered Guzman).
- Michael Roos: Estonian-American football player.
- Steve Williams: Australian-born German rugby player.
- 1st New Jersey Devils game, tie the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
- Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed President of Bolivia
- Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, New Mexico.
- Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
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