Sunday October 10, 1982

US date format: 10/10/1982, UK date format: 10/10/1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 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 Dan Stevens and Yasser Al-Qahtani. 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. Ayaash, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pole Position or Legionnaire.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Brewers beat Angels in ALCS
  • Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as President of Bolivia
  • Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev M Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a Saint
  • US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union

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Movies

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Ayaash

Ayaash

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Rati Agnihotri, Arun Govil, Madan Puri

Enigma

Enigma

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sam Neill, Brigitte Fossey, Derek Jacobi

Love Child

Love Child

Directed by: Larry Peerce

Starring: Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Albert Salmi

Unhinged

Unhinged

Directed by: Don Gronquist

Starring: Laurel Munson, Janet Penner, Sara Ansley, Virginia Settle

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Nature

Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States of America

Vyfster

Vyfster

Waga seishun no Arcadia: Mugen kidô SSX

Waga seishun no Arcadia: Mugen kidô SSX

Christian und Christiane

Christian und Christiane

Days to next October 10

If October 10, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

Lace by Shirley Conran

Lace

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"Which one of you bitches is my mother?" Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York's Pierre Hotel to meet Lili -- a

Princess by Robert Lacey

Princess

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The story is part that of the girl next door, part fairy tale, but Diana Spencer has captured the heart and imagination of the world.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Kozmik Krooz'r

Kozmik Krooz'r

Genre: Shoot 'em Up

Publisher: Bally Midway

Pole Position

Pole Position

Platform: Arcade, Atari consoles, Home computers

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

River Raid

River Raid

Platform: Atari 2600, Windows, MSX

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

Legionnaire

Legionnaire

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

Genre: strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Preppie!

Preppie!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 10, 1982?

On October 10, 1982 several famous people were born including, Dan Stevens, Yasser Al-Qahtani, Amon Buchanan.

What was the number one song in October 10, 1982?

The number one song in the week of October 10, 1982 was Jack & Diane by John Cougar in US and Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth in UK.

What were the top hits on October 10, 1982?

The top hits on October 10, 1982 were Jack & Diane by John Cougar, Abracadabra by The Steve Miller Band, Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago in US and Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? by Culture Club, Zoom by Fat Larry's Band in UK.


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