Thursday 28 January 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Camila Alves and Michaël Guigou.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Rabbit Is Rich by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ramón y Cajal.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ali Baba and 40 Thieves or Pitfall!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
- Camila Alves: Model.
- Michaël Guigou: French handball player who has played since the start of his career (in 1999) for Montpellier Handball.
- Ainett Stephens
- Ryan Sheridan: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Annie Social: American wrestler.
- US General Dozier freed from Red Brigade of Padua Italy
- In Padua, Italy, U.S. Brigadier General James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces after 42 days of captivity under the Red Brigades.
- Wally Boag gives his last performance at the Golden Horseshoe Revue at Disneyland. He performed in the show almost continuously since its opening in 1955, putting him in the Guiness Book of Records for the most number of performances of a show, about 40,000.
- US conducts nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Foreigner - Waiting For A Girl Like You
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Olivia Newton-John - Physical
- Quarterflash - Harden My Heart
- Stevie Nicks - Leather And Lace
- George Benson - Turn Your Love Around
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
- Juice Newton - The Sweetest Thing (I've Ever Known)
- Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics
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