Tuesday 26 January 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Arnaud Hybois and Brahim Takioullah.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, 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 Ramón y Cajal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong Jr. or Pole Position.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1982 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Arnaud Hybois: French kayakist, he won two gold medals at the World championship (Poznan 2010).
- Brahim Takioullah: Moroccan man, officially known in 2013 as the second-tallest person in the world (2.
- Aaron Kaufman: Reality Star.
- Gō Ayano: Japanese actor.
- Reggie Hodges: American football player.
- Yasushi Tsujimoto: Japanese wrestler
- Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs. Penguins
- Mauno Koivisto is elected President of Finland.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics
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