Wednesday 17 February 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lupe Fiasco and Adriano.
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 The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nepokoreni grad.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man Plus or River Rescue.
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1982 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Lupe Fiasco: American rapper.
- Adriano: Brazilian footballer.
- Miriam Nervo: DJ.
- Brian Bruney: American baseball player.
- Jill de Jong: Dutch model and actress.
- Daniel Merriweather: Australian singer-songwriter and producer
- Deyvid Oprja: Estonian alpine skier
- Adriano Ribeiro: Brazilian footballer
- Theolonious S Monk: American jazz pianist/composer (Blue Monk), dies at age 64 (born 1917).
- Nestor Chylak: American baseball umpire (Born 1922).
- Thelonious Monk: American jazz pianist and composer, considered to be one of the world’s most important and eccentric jazz figures and sometimes referred to as "The High Priest of Bebop.
- Lee Strasberg: Austria -- Acting coach / actor (Somewhere in the Night).
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
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Dan Fogelberg - Leader Of The Band
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