Friday 26 February 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Li Na (tennis) and Song Hye Kyo.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits.
Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Police Squad!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Motor Mania or Salmon Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1982 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Li Na (tennis): Chinese Tennis Player.
- Song Hye Kyo: South Korean model and actress.
- Romain Dauriac: French journalist, he was the editor of the French magazine Clark, which covers urban and world.
- Nate Ruess: Pop Singer.
- Li Na: Chinese tennis player.
- Matt Prior: South African-English cricketer
- Gabor Szabo: Hungarian jazz pianist (Perfect Circle), dies at age 45.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Journey - Open Arms
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Dan Fogelberg - Leader Of The Band
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