Sunday 26 September 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Miguel Alfredo Portillo and Jon Richardson.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band.
In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits.
Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching De zevensprong.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragonfire or Megamania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1982 ?
- Miguel Alfredo Portillo: Argentine footballer.
- Jon Richardson: British comedian.
- John Scott: rocker with The Pretenders, dies at age 25.
- Jessie Pavelka: TV Show Host.
- Rob Burrow: English rugby player.
- Alec Hurwood: Australian cricketer (Born 1902).
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
- Thermals take Australian parachutist Rich Collins up to during a jump he almost blacks out due to lack of oxygen. He releases his main parachute to fall to lower altitude and lands by his reserve parachute.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
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