Monday February 08, 1982
US date format: 2/8/1982, UK date format: 8/2/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Liam McIntyre and Sousuke Takaoka.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits.
A Question of Silence, directed by Marleen Gorris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Brummkreisel.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Duel or The Hobbit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 08, 1982?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
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- John Hay Whitney: US newspaper magnate, dies at age 76.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 08, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Journey - Open Arms
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Skyy - Call Me
- Daryl Hall John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Bobby Womack - If You Think You're Lonely
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Diana Ross - Mirror Mirror
- Teddy Pendergrass - You're My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration
- Peabo Bryson - Let The Feeling Flow
- The Time - Cool (Part 1)
- Smokey Robinson - Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I
- Barkays - Hit And Run
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 08If February 08, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?