Monday 18 October 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ne-Yo and Thierry Amiel.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch, directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Mask of the Sun or Shamus.
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- Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
- USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
- Ne-Yo : American singer-songwriter actor and producer.
- Thierry Amiel: French singer-songwriter.
- Michael Dingsdag: Dutch footballer.
- Mark Sampson: Welsh footballer and manager.
- Maurice Gilliams: Belgian writer, poet, essayist, novelist, librarian, wrote autobiography.
- Bess Truman: American First Lady, wife of President Harry Truman whom she married 6/28/1919.
- Pierre Mendes-France: French politician (Born 1907).
- John Robarts: Canadian lawyer and politician 17th Premier of Ontario (d. 1982).
- Dwain Esper: American director and producer (d. 1982).
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Joe Cocker - Up Where We Belong
- Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
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