Tuesday 23 February 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Diana Kovalchuk and Malia Metella.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits.
Death Wish II, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Étoiles et toiles.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape From the Mindmaster or Parsec.
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- Saint Milburga
- Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
- Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
- Blessed odilia of Mombeek
- Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
- Brunei - National Day.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Polycarp of Smyrna (died 155)
- Saint Lazarus (d.867)
- Diana Kovalchuk
- Malia Metella: French freestyle swimmer, born to a Guianan father and a mother coming from Morocco.
- Adam Hann-Byrd: American actor and screenwriter.
- Anna-Maria Galojan: Estonian politician.
- Karan Singh: Indian actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Journey - Open Arms
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Dan Fogelberg - Leader Of The Band
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