Wednesday 20 October 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Yasser Al-Qahtani and Kristian Nielsen.
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 Jack the Giantkiller or Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
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Which were the important events of 20 October 1982 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Yasser Al-Qahtani: Saudi footballer.
- Kristian Nielsen: Danish footballer.
- Becky Brewerton: Welsh golfer.
- Katie Featherston: American actress.
- Nobel prize for economy awarded to George Stigler
- Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected
- During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.
- Billy Martin fired as manager of the Oakland Athletics.
- St. Louis Cardinals defeat Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 to win their 9th World Series Championship.
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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