Friday 18 June 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vadim Pruzhanov and Fabien Lefèvre.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney.
In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits.
The Thing, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eggomania or Shamus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 June 1982 ?
- Seychelles - National Day.
- Brazil - Chemist's Day.
- Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
- Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
- Vadim Pruzhanov: English keyboardist (DragonForce).
- Fabien Lefèvre: Franco-American slalom canoeist who has competed since the late 1990s.
- Nadir Belhadj: French-born Algerian footballer.
- Marco Borriello: Italian footballer.
- Roberto Calvi: Director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself.
- Curt Jurgens: German actor of over 100 films, but considered his greatest achievements on stage.
- Curd Jurgens: German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982).
- John Cheever: Pulitzer prize winning author, dies at 70 in Ossining.
- Djuna Barnes: American journalist author and playwright (d. 1982).
- Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Toto - Rosanna
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Asia - Heat Of The Moment
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Crimson And Clover
- Dazz Band - Let It Whip
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Deniece Williams - It's Gonna Take A Miracle
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