Saturday January 23, 1982

US date format: 1/23/1982, UK date format: 23/1/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Erika Moulet and Wily Peña. 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 Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Pac-Man or Barnstorming.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 23, 1982?


Holidays

  • Pie Day
  • The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [1]
  • Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai

Events

  • World Airways DC-10 skids at Boston Logan Airport killing two.

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Movies

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The Border

The Border

Directed by: Tony Richardson

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

Aamne Samne

Aamne Samne

Directed by: Ashim S. Samanta

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

Shoot the Moon

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

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

Borotalco

Borotalco

Directed by: Carlo Verdone

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

Vice Squad

Vice Squad

Directed by: Gary Sherman

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

TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Ramón y Cajal

Ramón y Cajal

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

Country: Spain

Days to next January 23

If January 23, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven

Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly

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Movie-star Niven has shown his gift for farcical, ribald anecdotes in Bring on the Empty Horses and The Moon's a Balloon, and this novel has its fair share of such wartime/Hollywood

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park

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“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

Masquerade by Kit Williams

Masquerade

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Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Popeye

Popeye

Platform: Arcade, C64, NES, Magnavox Odyssey², ColecoVision, Atari 2600

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Super Pac-Man

Super Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, DOS, Mobile Phone, Sord M5

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing

Night Stalker

Night Stalker

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Apple II Mattel Aquarius

Publisher: Mattel

Cosmic Crusader

Cosmic Crusader

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Funtastic

Barnstorming

Barnstorming

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 23, 1982?

On January 23, 1982 several famous people were born including, Erika Moulet, Wily Mo Pena, Wily Peña.

Which famous people died on January 23, 1982?

Famous people died on January 23, 1982 include, Hope Hampton.

What was the number one song in January 23, 1982?

The number one song in the week of January 23, 1982 was Physical by Olivia Newton-John in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz in UK.

What were the top hits on January 23, 1982?

The top hits on January 23, 1982 were Physical by Olivia Newton-John, Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner, Centerfold by The J. Geils Band in US and The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz, Don't You Want Me by The Human League, Get Down On It by Kool & The Gang in UK.


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