Sunday 31 January 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andreas Gorlitz and Janis Sprukts.
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 Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk 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 Rescue or Snack Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1982 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Andreas Gorlitz: German football player.
- Janis Sprukts: Latvian hockey player.
- Mathew Twins: Australian newsmakers, the winners of the fifth series of the Australian version of the “Big Brother” TV show.
- Elena Paparizou: Pop Singer.
- Maret Ani: Estonian tennis player.
- Yuniesky Betancourt: Cuban baseball player
- Andreas Görlitz: German footballer
- Salvatore Masiello: Italian footballer
- Allan McGregor: Scottish football player
- Bruno Nogueira: Portuguese actor, comedian and TV host
- Jānis Sprukts: Latvian ice hockey player
- Yukimi Nagano: Swedish singer-songwriter (Little Dragon)
- Brad Thompson: American baseball player
- 10 Arabian oryx (extinct except in zoos) released in Oman
- 12th AFC-NFC pro bowl, AFC wins 16-13
- NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13
- US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.
- Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59).
- 32nd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 120-118 at New Jersey.
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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