Tuesday 12 January 1982
It was Tuesday, 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 The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while E.T., The Extra-terrestrial by William Kotzwinkle 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 January 1982 ?
- In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
- In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
- In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
- Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
- Sherzod Abdurahmonov: Uzbekistanian boxer.
- Chris Ray: American baseball player.
- Dimitrios Tsiamis: Greek triple jumper.
- Hans Van Alphen: Belgian decathlete.
- Dean Whitehead: English footballer.
- Dontrelle Willis: American baseball player.
- Shawn Desman: Pop Singer
- Paul-Henri Mathieu: French tennis player, who has won four singles titles; having reached the semifinals of the 2005 Montreal Masters; and achieving a career-high singles ranking of World No. 12 in April 2008.
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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
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
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