Friday April 23, 1982
US date format: 4/23/1982, UK date format: 23/4/1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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 Kyle Beckerman and Christopher French.
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 Cave of the Word Wizard or Microsurgeon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 23, 1982?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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- Dennis Wardlow, Mayor of Key West, Florida, declares the independent Conch Republic for a day.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 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 23If April 23, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 5 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 27 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 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is April 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 23, 1982?
On April 23, 1982 several famous people were born including, Kyle Beckerman, Christopher French, Cassidy Freeman
What was the number one song in April 23, 1982?
The number one song in the week of April 23, 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 23, 1982?
The top hits on April 23, 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