Friday 2 April 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Ferrer and Leyla Milani.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Middletown.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Spartans or Demon Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 April 1982
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1982 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- David Ferrer: Tennis Player.
- Leyla Milani: Canadian actress and model.
- Jeremy Bloom: American football player and skier.
- Bianca Chatfield: Australian netball player.
- Péroline Garino: French criminal accomplice, the girlfriend of Stéphane Krauth, convicted for being complicit in his rape, murder and incineration of 16-year-old schoolgirl Karine Schaaff on 22 July 2001 in Bitche, France.
- Shanti Lowry: American actress and dancer.
- Jenny Ryan: British quizzer.
- Jack Evans: American professional wrestler.
- Marco Amelia: Italian footballer.
- Argentina seizes Malvinas (Falklands) Islands
- Several thousand Argentine troops seize the disputed Falkland (Malvinas) Islands.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Journey - Open Arms
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
- Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love
- Smokey Robinson - Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I
- Junior - Mama Used To Say
- Lakeside - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Richard "Dimples" Fields - If It Ain't One Thing...It's Another
- Xavier - Work That Sucker To Death
- The Whispers - In The Raw
- Prince - Let's Work
- Atlantic Starr - Circles
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?