Wednesday 20 October 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ana Mihajlovski and Katie Featherston.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits.
First Blood, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Crossings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chicken! or RealSports Volleyball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 20 October 1982!
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 20 October 1982 ?
- October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
- French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ana Mihajlovski
- Katie Featherston: American actress.
- Aurélien Ducroz
- Lawrence Roberts (basketball)
- Yasser Al-Qahtani: Saudi footballer.
- Nobel prize for economy awarded to George Stigler
- Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected
- During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.
- Billy Martin fired as manager of the Oakland Athletics.
- St. Louis Cardinals defeat Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 to win their 9th World Series Championship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Joe Cocker - Up Where We Belong
- Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
Search For Your Ancestors
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?