Tuesday January 05, 1982

US date format: 1/5/1982, UK date format: 5/1/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 5, 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 Janica Kostelic and Jaroslav Plasil. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Mad Mission, directed by Eric Tsang, 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 Tenko. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jack the Giantkiller or Cave of the Word Wizard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation.

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Movies

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Mad Mission

Mad Mission

Directed by: Eric Tsang

Starring: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang, Dean Shek

Liar's Moon

Liar's Moon

Directed by: David Fisher

Starring: Matt Dillon, Cindy Fisher, Hoyt Axton, Margaret Blye

Haathkadi

Haathkadi

Directed by: Surendra Mohan

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Reena Roy, Shatrughan Sinha, Rakesh Roshan

The Professional

The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair, Marie-Christine Descouard

Country: United States of America

Halloween II

Halloween II

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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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

Jockei Monika

Jockei Monika

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins

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The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M.

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The Third Deadly Sin

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Retired cop Edward X. Delaney takes on a female serial killer in this spine-tingling masterwork of suspense by New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Sanders By day, she’s a middle-aged secretary

Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy

Pathfinders

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Examines--through personal case histories, analysis, and examples--creative, original, and expansive ways to effectively overcome the crises of adult life by drawing on one's own inner resources

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jack the Giantkiller

Jack the Giantkiller

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

Communist Mutants from Space

Communist Mutants from Space

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Miner 2049er

Miner 2049er

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, DOS, Fujitsu FM-7, NEC PC-8801, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sony SMC-777, Thomson MO5, Thomson TO7, TI-99/4A, Supe

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Big Five Software

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 05, 1982?

On January 05, 1982 several famous people were born including, Janica Kostelic, Jaroslav Plasil, Tiiu Nurmberg.

Which famous people died on January 05, 1982?

Famous people died on January 05, 1982 include, Harvey Lembeck, Sir Edmund Herring, Hans Conried.

What was the number one song in January 05, 1982?

The number one song in the week of January 05, 1982 was Physical by Olivia Newton-John in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz in UK.

What were the top hits on January 05, 1982?

The top hits on January 05, 1982 were Physical by Olivia Newton-John, Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner, Let's Groove by Earth, Wind & Fire in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz, Don't You Want Me by The Human League, Get Down On It by Kool & The Gang in UK.


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