Monday 5 April 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexandre Premat and Brian Hirano.
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.
Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tuesday Night Fights.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape from Rungistan or Getaway!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1982 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Alexandre Premat: French racing driver.
- Brian Hirano: Dancer.
- Hayley Atwell: Movie Actress.
- Lacey Duvalle: American porn actress.
- Thomas Hitzlsperger: German footballer.
- Kelly Pavlik: American boxer
- Matt Pickens: American soccer player.
- Alexandre Prémat: French race car driver
- Slip Anchor: British racehorse (d. 2011)
- British fleet sails to Falkland Islands
- Abe Fortas, US Supreme court justice, dies at age 71 (born 1910).
- Lord Carrington, British foreign secretary, resigns due to Falkland Islands war.
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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
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Journey - Open Arms
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
- Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe In Love
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