Monday 4 January 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kang Hye-jeong and Lucie Skrobakova.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits.
Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Computer Programme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shuttle or Spider-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 January 1982 ?
- Spaghetti Day
- Ogoni Day
- The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
- Kang Hye-jeong: South Korean actress.
- Lucie Skrobakova: Czech athlete.
- Mélanie Cohl: Belgian pop singer who represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 with the song "Dis oui", written by Philippe Swan and scored 6th place.
- Richard Winsor: TV Actor.
- Paulo Ferrari: Argentinian footballer.
- Kang Hye-jung: South Korean actress and singer
- Richard Logan: English footballer
- Lucie Škrobáková: Czech hurdler
- Hollie Stevens: American porn actress (d. 2012)
- ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) and ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th and 6th ABC radio network
- Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
- Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm
- San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge closed for third time by fierce storm.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Rod Stewart - Young Turks
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Bucks Fizz - The Land Of Make Believe
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Cliff Richard - Daddy's Home
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Julio Iglesias - Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar)
- Abba - One Of Us
- Adam & The Ants - Ant Rap
- Shakin' Stevens - Oh Julie
- Diana Ross - Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
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