Thursday October 14, 1982

US date format: 10/14/1982, UK date format: 14/10/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 14, 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 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. First Blood, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bagman or Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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)
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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First Blood

First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

The Sender

The Sender

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

Antonieta

Antonieta

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

Monsignor

Monsignor

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Juinen

Juinen

Squadron

Squadron

The Quest

The Quest

Beyond the Magic Door

Beyond the Magic Door

Days to next October 14

If October 14, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

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

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bagman

Bagman

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Valadon Automation

Popeye

Popeye

Platform: Arcade, C64, NES, Magnavox Odyssey², ColecoVision, Atari 2600

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Legionnaire

Legionnaire

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

Genre: strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1982?

On October 14, 1982 several famous people were born including, Carlos Mármol, Benh Zeitlin, Matt Roth

What was the number one song in October 14, 1982?

The number one song in the week of October 14, 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 14, 1982?

The top hits on October 14, 1982 were Jack & Diane by John Cougar, Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work, Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project 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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