Saturday October 23, 1982
US date format: 10/23/1982, UK date format: 23/10/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Rickey Paulding and Valentin Badea.
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 Battle Cross or Phaser Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1982?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- See more
- Jacques Klein: Brazilian pianist, dies at 52.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 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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