Thursday 14 October 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carlos Mármol and Benh Zeitlin.
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.
The Sender, directed by Roger Christian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Squadron.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Squad or Disco No. 1.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 14 October 1982
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 14 October 1982 ?
- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Carlos Mármol
- Benh Zeitlin
- Cosmin Curiman: Romanian football player.
- Ryan Hall: American marathoner.
- Matt Roth: American football player.
- Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
- President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
- 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea.
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- The Time - 777-9311
- If This World Were Mine - Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Kool & The Gang - Big Fun
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Melba Moore - Love's Comin' At Ya
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?