Wednesday 29 September 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stephen Boss and Matt Giteau.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar.
In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits.
Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching De zevensprong.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birdie King or Adventures of Tron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 September 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
- French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Stephen Boss: Dancer.
- Matt Giteau: Australian rugby union player.
- Ariana Jollee: American adult actress and director.
- Lauren Pope: English DJ producer and actress.
- Amy Williams: English skeleton racer.
- Monty Stratton: American baseball player and coach (d. 1982).
- 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.
- Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.
- In Orlando, Florida, Walt Disney World opens the second largest theme park, EPCOT Center, to the public for the first time.
- Sony launches the first consumer compact disc (CD) player (model CDP-101).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1982 ?
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
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