Tuesday 5 October 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francisco Bosch and Michael Roos.
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 Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nature.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Life or Spider-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 5 October 1982!
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 5 October 1982 ?
- Francisco Bosch
- Michael Roos: Estonian-American football player.
- Natalie Vlandis: Northridge, California -- Pairs skater (with Jered Guzman).
- Steve Williams: Australian-born German rugby player.
- 1st New Jersey Devils game, tie the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
- Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed President of Bolivia
- Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, New Mexico.
- Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths.
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
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?