Friday 15 October 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sofia Marikh and Yoko Maki.
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 A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Karate or Dungeons of Daggorath.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Sofia Marikh
- Yoko Maki
- Paulini Curuenavuli: Fijian/Australian singer.
- Toran Caudell
- Paulini : Fijian-Australian singer-songwriter and actress (Young Divas).
- Charline Labonté: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Yōko Maki: Japanese actress.
- Sachiko Yamada: Japanese swimmer.
- Jessica Rey: American actress.
- Charline Labonte: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Imran Naqvi: TV Actor.
- The Garn - St Germain Depository Institutions Act deregulates the U.S. savings and loan industry.
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)
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