Thursday 7 January 1982, Orthodox Christmas
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francisco Rodriguez and Brett Dalton.
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 An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Bell.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pengo or Space Defender.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 January 1982 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Francisco Rodriguez: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Brett Dalton: TV Actor.
- Lauren Cohan: TV Actress.
- Francisco Rodríguez: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Hannah Stockbauer: German swimmer.
- Ianina Zanazzi: Argentinian race car driver
- Bert Oosterhuis: Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash.
- Fame premieres on NBC TV
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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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