Monday April 19, 1982
US date format: 4/19/1982, UK date format: 19/4/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 Aurore Mongel and Gabriella Wright.
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.
Big Meat Eater, directed by Chris Windsor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Fever by Robin Cook 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 Parsec or Crazy Climber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 19, 1982?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
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- Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black Astronaut
- Sally Ride announced as 1st woman Astronaut
- Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery.
- USSR Salyut 7 space station put into orbit.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 19, 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
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe In Love
- Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Richard "Dimples" Fields - If It Ain't One Thing...It's Another
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Junior - Mama Used To Say
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- O'Bryan - The Gigolo
- Xavier - Work That Sucker To Death
- Atlantic Starr - Circles
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Deniece Williams - It's Gonna Take A Miracle
- 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 19If April 19, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 5 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 21 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 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is April 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 19, 1982?
On April 19, 1982 several famous people were born including, Aurore Mongel, Gabriella Wright, Ignacio Serricchio.
What was the number one song in April 19, 1982?
The number one song in the week of April 19, 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 19, 1982?
The top hits on April 19, 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.