Tuesday 14 September 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include SoShy and Petr Prucha.
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.
The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tom, Dick and Harriet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eyes or Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 September 1982 ?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- SoShy: French singer/songwriter.
- Petr Prucha: Czechoslovakian hockey player.
- Corey Holcomb: Comedian.
- Hiroki Narimiya: Japanese actor.
- Petr Průcha: Czech ice hockey player.
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- 36 inches of snow in Red Lodge, Montana.
- Grace Patricia Kelly, American actress and Princess of Monaco, dies at age 52 in a car crash (born 1929).
- Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of the English Channel.
- President-elect of Lebanon, Bachir Gemayel, is assassinated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better
- Fleetwood Mac - Hold Me
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Paul McCartney - Take It Away
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