Wednesday 13 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 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1982 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Mason Ryan: Wrestler.
- Kamran Akmal: Pakistan cricketer.
- Guillermo Coria: Argentinian tennis player.
- Constantinos Makrides: Cypriot footballer.
- Ruth Wilson: English actress.
- Marcel Camus: French film director.
- Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St. Bridge in Washington, DC, and falls into Potomac River, killing 78
- Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
- Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737 jet crashes into Washington, DC's 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78 including four motorists.
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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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?