Sunday 3 October 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Erik von and Clémence Poésy.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Miss Manners' Guide To Excruciatingly Correct Behavior by Judith Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nature.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventures of Tron or Star Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1982 ?
- Erik von: Detten; American actor.
- Clémence Poésy: French actress widely known for the roles of Fleur Delacour in the Harry Potter film series.
- Erik von Detten: American actor.
- Milwaukee whips Baltimore 10-2 to win AL East championship
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
- Scott Weiland runs Detroit marathon backwards in less than five hours.
- Cox 4 rowing record set at 12:52 for 99 miles (Geneva, Switzerland).
- Record 11,763 start a 186-mile cross-country race near Stockholm, Sweden.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- 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
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
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