Tuesday April 20, 1982

US date format: 4/20/1982, UK date format: 20/4/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see zodiac on April 20, 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 Dario Knezevic and Karen Hauer. 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 Azurian Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1982, at April 20 across the years or at April 1982 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
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Events

  • Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
  • Timex Computer announces the Timex/Sinclair 1000, the first personal computer to retail for under $100. The unit is an improved Sinclair ZX81 with 2 kB RAM.

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Movies

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Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Long zhi ren zhe

Long zhi ren zhe

Directed by: Corey Yuen

Starring: Hiroyuki Sanada, Conan Lee, Jang Lee Hwang, Kaname Tsushima

The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Country: United States of America

Diner

Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

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Starstruck

Starstruck

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

TV Series

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Los gozos y las sombras

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Middletown

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Rough Justice

Rough Justice

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fever by Robin Cook

Fever

By:

Charles Martel is a brilliant cancer researcher who discovers that his own daughter is the victim of leukemia. The cause: a chemical plant conspiracy that not only promises to kill her,

Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

By:

Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

Celebrity by Thomas Thompson

Celebrity

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A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

Public Smiles, Private Tears

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London published Fiction

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Parsec

Parsec

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Deadly Duck

Deadly Duck

Platform: Atari 2600, VIC-20

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: 20th Century Fox Games

RealSports Volleyball

RealSports Volleyball

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

Azurian Attack

Azurian Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Rait Electronics

Front Line

Front Line

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, FM-7, MSX, Nintendo Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Run and gun

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 20, 1982?

On April 20, 1982 several famous people were born including, Dario Knezevic, Jacqueline Govaert, Karen Hauer.

Which famous people died on April 20, 1982?

Famous people died on April 20, 1982 include, Mimi Boesnach, Archibald MacLeish.

What was the number one song in April 20, 1982?

The number one song in the week of April 20, 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 20, 1982?

The top hits on April 20, 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.