Sunday January 31, 1982

US date format: 1/31/1982, UK date format: 31/1/1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 31, 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 Elena Paparizou and Janis Sprukts. 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 Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk was in the top 5 hits. Night Crossing, directed by Delbert Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Strike or Raiders of the Lost Ark.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Events

  • 12th AFC-NFC pro bowl, AFC wins 16-13
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.
  • Gustafson skates world record 10 km (14:26.59).
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Movies

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Shoot the Moon

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller

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Borotalco

Borotalco

Directed by: Carlo Verdone

Starring: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica, Angelo Infanti

Mad Mission

Mad Mission

Directed by: Eric Tsang

Starring: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang, Dean Shek

Vice Squad

Vice Squad

Directed by: Gary Sherman

Starring: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna

The Border

The Border

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

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TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

New Wave Theatre

New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States of America

The Bell

The Bell

Starring: Rowena Cooper, Kenneth Cranham, Edward Hardwicke, Patricia Heneghan

Country: Canada

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

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RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

Red Dragon

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A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened ?The Tooth Fairy.? Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

Pathfinders by Gail Sheehy

Pathfinders

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Examines--through personal case histories, analysis, and examples--creative, original, and expansive ways to effectively overcome the crises of adult life by drawing on one's own inner resources

Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Star Strike

Star Strike

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Name This Game Octopus

Name This Game Octopus

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games (USA) Carrere Video Distribution (Europe)

Disco No. 1

Disco No. 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Serpentine

Serpentine

Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 31, 1982?

On January 31, 1982 several famous people were born including, Elena Paparizou, Mathew Twins, Janis Sprukts.

What was the number one song in January 31, 1982?

The number one song in the week of January 31, 1982 was I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and The Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk in UK.

What were the top hits on January 31, 1982?

The top hits on January 31, 1982 were I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Waiting For A Girl Like You by Foreigner, Centerfold by The J. Geils Band in US and The Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk, A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam, Golden Brown by The Stranglers in UK.