Wednesday 6 January 1982
It was Wednesday, 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 6 January 1982 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Gilbert Arenas: American basketball player.
- Tiffany Pollard: American reality television personality.
- Brian Bass: American baseball player.
- Eddie Redmayne: English actor, model and singer, who started his professional career in both theatre and television roles in the early 2000s and then made his film debut,.
- William Bonin is convicted of being the Freeway Killer.
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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?