Wednesday January 06, 1982, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1982, UK date format: 6/1/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 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 Eddie Redmayne and Tiffany Pollard. 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 Armor Ambush or Pickaxe Pete (Europe) Pick Axe Pete! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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Events

  • William Bonin is convicted of being the Freeway Killer.

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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 06

If January 06, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 9 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?

Dung Beetles

Dung Beetles

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit TRS-80

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datasoft

Lunar Leepers

Lunar Leepers

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Armor Ambush

Armor Ambush

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: M-Network

Pickaxe Pete (Europe) Pick Axe Pete! (US)

Pickaxe Pete (Europe) Pick Axe Pete! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Cannonball Blitz

Cannonball Blitz

Platform: Apple II, TI-99/4A, VIC-20

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 06, 1982?

On January 06, 1982 several famous people were born including, Eddie Redmayne, Tiffany Pollard, Gilbert Arenas.

What was the number one song in January 06, 1982?

The number one song in the week of January 06, 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 06, 1982?

The top hits on January 06, 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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