Sunday 25 April 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Barton and Monty Panesar.
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 Ali Baba and 40 Thieves or Karate.
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Which were the important events of 25 April 1982 ?
- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Brian Barton: American baseball player.
- Monty Panesar: English cricketer for England.
- Marco Russo: Italian footballer.
- In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
- Yanks fire manager Bob Lemon and replaces him with Gene Michael
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- John Cody, US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at age 74.
- Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic.
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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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