Friday October 15, 1982
US date format: 10/15/1982, UK date format: 15/10/1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 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 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 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 Disco No. 1 or Dragonfire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 15, 1982?
- 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
- 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 15, 1982?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- The Time - 777-9311
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- 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
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