Thursday September 16, 1982
US date format: 9/16/1982, UK date format: 16/9/1982
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 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 Samuel Givens and Michele Rizzo.
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.
Nikaah, directed by B.R. Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Lace by Shirley Conran was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching At the Movies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snack Attack or Nibbler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 16, 1982?
- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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- Massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila and Sabra begins.
- Rolfe Sedan: Actor (Mr Beasley-Burns & Allen Show),...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 16, 1982?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Ray Parker Jr. - Let Me Go
- Stacy Lattisaw - Don't Throw It All Away
- Howard Johnson - So Fine
Sport Games on September 16, 1982
- Minnesota Vikings - Buffalo Bills : 22 - 23
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