Saturday April 17, 1982
US date format: 4/17/1982, UK date format: 17/4/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 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 Lee Jun Ki and Lee Joon-gi.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Tag: The Assassination Game, directed by Nick Castle, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while What Every Woman Should Know About Men by Joyce Brothers was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Football Manager (series) or Lost Luggage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 17, 1982?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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- Canada adopts its constitution
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Patriation of the Canadian constitution in Ottawa by Proclamation of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe In Love
- Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
- Journey - Open Arms
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Junior - Mama Used To Say
- Richard "Dimples" Fields - If It Ain't One Thing...It's Another
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Lakeside - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Xavier - Work That Sucker To Death
- O'Bryan - The Gigolo
- Atlantic Starr - Circles
- Smokey Robinson - Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I
- Quincy Jones - One Hundred Ways
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 17If April 17, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 17, 1982?
On April 17, 1982 several famous people were born including, Lee Jun Ki, Lee Joon-gi, Martin Kampmann.
What was the number one song in April 17, 1982?
The number one song in the week of April 17, 1982 was I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in US and My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz in UK.
What were the top hits on April 17, 1982?
The top hits on April 17, 1982 were I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, We Got The Beat by Go-Go's, Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis in US and My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz, Seven Tears by Goombay Dance Band, Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder in UK.