Tuesday 19 October 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Yap and Gillian Jacobs.
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 Blue Print or Executive Suite.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- James Yap: Basketball Player.
- Gillian Jacobs: TV Actress.
- Atom Araullo: Filipino journalist.
- Louis Oosthuizen: South African golfer.
- Gonzalo Pineda: Mexican footballer.
- Daan van Bunge: Dutch cricketer
- Jock Ewing: Dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas".
- Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)
- American Automaker John De Lorean is arrested for selling cocaine to undercover FBI agents (he is later found not guilty due to entrapment).
- John De Lorean is arrested for selling cocaine to undercover FBI agents (he is later found not guilty due to entrapment).
- Luzhniki disaster: During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death.
- World Series: The St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 6–3 in game 7.
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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