Wednesday January 20, 1982

US date format: 1/20/1982, UK date format: 20/1/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erin Wasson and Josh Ryan Evans. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. The Border, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadline or River Rescue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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The Border

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

Aamne Samne

Directed by: Ashim S. Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Bindiya Goswami, Arti Gupta, Kamal Kapoor

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller


Directed by: Carlo Verdone

Starring: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica, Angelo Infanti

Vice Squad

Directed by: Gary Sherman

Starring: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 20, 1982?


  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • See more


  • Honduras constitution goes into effect.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson


Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Ramón y Cajal

Starring: Adolfo Marsillach, Verónica Forqué, Encarna Paso, Fernando Fernán Gómez

Country: Spain

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?


By: Carl Sagan

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

The Cardinal Sins

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M.


By: Gail Sheehy

Examines--through personal case histories, analysis, and examples--creative, original, and expansive ways to effectively overcome the crises of adult life by drawing on one's own inner resources

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Atari

Attack at EP-CYG-4

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: shooter

Publisher: BRAM Inc., Romox

Platform: Apple II, CoCo, Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: The Learning Company

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Osborne 1

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

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