Friday January 01, 1982, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1982, UK date format: 1/1/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include David Nalbandian and Amine (singer). Umrao Jaan, directed by Muzaffar Ali, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 On TV people were watching Let There Be Love. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snack Attack or Gridrunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1982?


Events

  • 30 Something stars Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
  • Peruvian Javier Perez de Cuellar becomes the first Latin American to hold the title of Secretary General of the United Nations.
  • Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland.
  • Clemson wins the Orange Bowl for college football championship.
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Movies

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Umrao Jaan

Umrao Jaan

Directed by: Muzaffar Ali

Starring: Rekha, Farooq Shaikh, Naseeruddin Shah, Raj Babbar

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps

Country: United States of America

Modern Problems

Modern Problems

Directed by: Ken Shapiro

Starring: Chevy Chase, Patti D'Arbanville, Dabney Coleman, Mary Kay Place

Quest for Fire

Quest for Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Rae Dawn Chong

Country: United States of America

Eaux profondes

Eaux profondes

Directed by: Michel Deville

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Sandrine Kljajic, Éric Frey

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Tenko

Tenko

Starring: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Country: Australia

That's My Boy

That's My Boy

Directed by: Sean Anders

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1981?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Dunzhin

Dunzhin

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gridrunner

Gridrunner

Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Deadline

Deadline

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Osborne 1

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1982?

On January 01, 1982 several famous people were born including, David Nalbandian, Amine (singer), Egidio Ríos.

Which famous people died on January 01, 1982?

Famous people died on January 01, 1982 include, Vladimir K Zworykin, Victor Buono.


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