Thursday 14 January 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Caleb Followill and Víctor Valdés.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz 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 Ms. Pac-Man or Eggomania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
- Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
- Caleb Followill: American singer (Kings of Leon).
- Víctor Valdés: Spanish footballer.
- Zach Gilford: TV Actor.
- Braith Anasta: Australian rugby league player and sportscaster.
- Marc Broussard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Chris Heighington: Australian-English rugby league player.
- Léo Lima: Brazilian footballer.
- Thomas Longosiwa: Kenyan runner.
- Leo Lima: Brazilian footballer.
- Victor Valdes: Spanish football goalkeeper.
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)
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
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