Tuesday 26 October 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ludovico Fremont and Nicola Adams.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow, directed by Woo-Ping Yuen, 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 Entombed or Operation Sabotage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 October 1982 ?
- Nauru - Angam Day
- Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
- Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Quadragesimus
- St. Rusticus
- St. Gibitrudis
- St. Fulk
- St. Eadfrid
- St. Demetrius (aka St. Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki
- St. Cuthbert
- St. Cedd
- St. Alfred the Great
- Roman festivals - first day of Ludi Victoriae Sullanae (until 1 November)
- R.C. Saints - October 26th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bean
- St. Evaristus
- St. Lucian
- St. Albinus
- St. Rogatian
- Ludovico Fremont: Italian actor who debuted on TV in the second series of Lui e lei in 1999, with Enrico Mutti and Vittoria Belvedere.
- Nicola Adams: English boxer.
- Adam Carroll: Irish race car driver.
- Niña Dolino: Filipino actress.
- Giovanni Benelli: Archbishop of Florence / Pope candidate.
- US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982
- Steve Carlton becomes first pitcher to win four Cy Young awards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- 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)
- Neil Diamond - Heartlight
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