Friday 12 February 1982
It was Friday, 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.
Death Wish II, directed by Michael Winner, 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 12 February 1982 ?
- United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
- Saint Alexis of Moscow
- Saint Benedict of Aniane
- Red Hand Day
- Darwin Day.
- National Freedom to Marry Day (unofficial).
- Georgia Day in the U.S. state of Georgia.
- Saint Damian of Alexandria
- Jonas Hiller: Swiss ice hockey goaltender.
- Louis Tsatoumas: Greek long jumper.
- Anthony Tuitavake: New Zealand All Black rugby player.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Wayne Gretzky scores 153rd point of season, tying NHL record.
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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