Monday 8 February 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits.
Quest for Fire, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, 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..
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Which were the important events of 8 February 1982 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
- Satomi Korogi: Japanese voice actress.
- Carlene Aguilar: Filipino model and actress Miss Philippines Earth 2001.
- Liam McIntyre: Australian actor.
- Sousuke Takaoka: Japanese actor.
- Danny Tamberelli: American actor.
- Erik Rhodes: American porn actor and director (d. 2012)
- John Hay Whitney: US newspaper magnate, dies at age 76.
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)
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Journey - Open Arms
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
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