Wednesday September 29, 1982
US date format: 9/29/1982, UK date format: 29/9/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 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 Ariana Jollee and Matt Giteau.
In that special week of September 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.
My Favorite Year, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Space Cobra.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Motor Mania or Demon Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 29, 1982?
- Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
- England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
- Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
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- 1st broadcast of Cheers on NBC-TV
- Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
- (to October 1) The Tylenol scare is sparked when 7 people in the Chicago area die after ingesting capsules laced with potassium cyanide.
- The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
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- Monty Stratton: American baseball player and coach (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 29, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- The Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra
- Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
- Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
- Melissa Manchester - You Should Hear How She Talks About You
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- John Cougar - Hurts So Good
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- The Gap Band - You Dropped A Bomb On Me
- Aretha Franklin - Jump To It
- Grandmaster Flash - The Message
- Jermaine Jackson - Let Me Tickle Your Fancy
- The Time - 777-9311
- Zapp - Dance Floor (Part I)
- Kool & The Gang - Big Fun
- Donna Summer - Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 29If September 29, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?