Thursday October 21, 1982
US date format: 10/21/1982, UK date format: 21/10/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 21, 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 Matt Dallas and Lee Wei.
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.
Tenebre, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Lace by Shirley Conran was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rear Guard or The Hobbit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1982?
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1982?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- The Time - 777-9311
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
- Kool & The Gang - Big Fun
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
- Melba Moore - Love's Comin' At Ya
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 21, 1982?
On October 21, 1982 several famous people were born including, Matt Dallas, Jim Henderson, Lee Wei.
What was the number one song in October 21, 1982?
The number one song in the week of October 21, 1982 was Jack & Diane by John Cougar in US and Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth in UK.
What were the top hits on October 21, 1982?
The top hits on October 21, 1982 were Jack & Diane by John Cougar, Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work, Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project in US and Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me? by Culture Club, Zoom by Fat Larry's Band in UK.