Thursday September 09, 1982
US date format: 9/9/1982, UK date format: 9/9/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 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 Ai Otsuka and Francesco Gabbani.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago.
In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits.
Tempest, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while North And South by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Fantasy.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Firebug or Cosmic Crusader.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 09, 1982?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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- Your Arms are Too Short... opens at Alvin NYC for 69 performances
- Columbia mated with SRBs and external tank in preparation for STS-5
- Conestoga 1, first private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight.
- Frederic Dannay [Ellery Queen]: United States -- Detective writer, dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 09, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- Crosby, Stills & Nash - Wasted On The Way
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Howard Johnson - So Fine
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- Stacy Lattisaw - Don't Throw It All Away
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 09If September 09, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 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?