Monday 26 April 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Taboo II, directed by Kirdy Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1982 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Brock Gillespie: American basketball player.
- Joanne Gobure: Nauruan poet and academic.
- Jon Lee: English singer and actor (S Club).
- Cooper Wallace: American football player.
- Novlene Williams-Mills: Jamaican sprinter.
- Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche
- CBS radio begins youth-oriented broadcast Radio Radio.
- Gene Michaels becomes the New York Yankees' manager for the second time.
- Argentina surrenders to Britain on South Georgia near Falkland Island.
- 57 people are killed by former police officer Woo Bum-kon in a shooting spree in Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea.
- British retake South Georgia during Operation Paraquet
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe In Love
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