Saturday 24 April 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kelly Clarkson and Laura Hamilton.
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.
Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bird of Prey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rip-Off or Money Munchers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1982 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Kelly Clarkson: American singer.
- Laura Hamilton: Dancing On Ice 2011 Runner-Up.
- David Jay: American asexual activist.
- David Oliver: Actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30.
- Simon Tischer: American volleyball player.
- Ville Ritola: Finnish athlete (Born 1896).
- Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
- 150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany.
- Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Durbin.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1982 ?
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
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