Friday 17 September 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Asa and Hope Larson.
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.
while Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tales of the Gold Monkey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centipede or Popeye.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1982 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Asa : World Music Singer.
- Hope Larson: American illustrator and cartoonist.
- Garth Murray: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Francine Prieto: Filipino model and actress.
- Wade Robson: Australian dancer and choreographer.
- Manos Loizos: Greek composer (Born 1937).
- New Jersey Devils' first exhibition game, beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
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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