Saturday 23 October 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
First Blood, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Miner 2049er or QB-3.
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- 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)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Valentin Badea: Romanian footballer.
- Rickey Paulding: American basketball player.
- Kristjan Kangur: Estonian basketball player.
- Aleksandar Luković: Serbian footballer.
- Rodolfo Bispo: Brazilian footballer.
- Jacques Klein: Brazilian pianist, dies at 52.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
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
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