Saturday September 11, 1982
US date format: 9/11/1982, UK date format: 11/9/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 11, 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 Shriya Saran and Joseph Mount.
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 Arcadians or Deadline.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 11, 1982?
- 96th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
- Chris Evert wins her 6th and final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York
- Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
- The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.
- Albert Soboult: French historian, dies at 68.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 11, 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 11If September 11, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 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?