Wednesday October 27, 1982

US date format: 10/27/1982, UK date format: 27/10/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 27, 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 Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Patrick Fugit. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bachelor Party or BurgerTime.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Namatius
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
  • Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • St. Desiderius
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Events

  • IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
  • China announces its population at over one billion people.
  • (to October 29) In New York City, Bowers and Ruddy Galleries conducts The United States Gold Coin Sale, known as the Eliasberg Sale. Total auction sales: $12.4 million, a record for a single coin auction session.

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Movies

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Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Cher, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis, Sudie Bond

The Missionary

The Missionary

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott

Tenebre

Tenebre

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, Christian Borromeo, Mirella D'Angelo

First Blood

First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

The Sender

The Sender

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

The Cut Price Comedy Show

The Cut Price Comedy Show

Standby: Lights! Camera! Action!

Standby: Lights! Camera! Action!

The Comic Strip Presents...

The Comic Strip Presents...

The Tube

The Tube

Days to next October 27

If October 27, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month.
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Books

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A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams

Life, The Universe And Everything

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"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

Atlantic High by William F. Buckley Jr

Atlantic High

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Atlantic High is ostensibly the tale of Buckley's 1980 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, a recond of Buckley's meditations on the pleasures of sailing and the importance of good company.

Crossings by Danielle Steel

Crossings

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Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action-adventure[1]

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique

Penetrator

Penetrator

Platform: ZX Spectrum (original) Commodore 64 TRS-80

Genre: Horizontal;y scrolling shooter

Publisher: Melbourne House (1982)

RealSports Football

RealSports Football

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East Bally Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 27, 1982?

On October 27, 1982 several famous people were born including, Amsterdam (Netherlands), Patrick Fugit, Jessy Matador.

What was the number one song in October 27, 1982?

The number one song in the week of October 27, 1982 was Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work in US and I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant in UK.

What were the top hits on October 27, 1982?

The top hits on October 27, 1982 were Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work, Jack & Diane by John Cougar, Eye In The Sky by The Alan Parsons Project in US and I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant, Heartbreaker by Dionne Warwick, Mad World by Tears For Fears in UK.


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