Sunday 31 October 1982, Halloween
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Justin Chatwin and Tomáš Plekanec.
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.
The Man from Snowy River, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Lace by Shirley Conran was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Custer's Revenge or Q*bert.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Justin Chatwin: Canadian actor.
- Tomáš Plekanec: Czech ice hockey player.
- Tomas Plekanec: Czech ice hockey player.
- Jordan Bannister: Australian footballer and umpire.
- Pope John Paul II becomes first pontiff to visit Spain.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
- John Cougar - Jack & Diane
- The Alan Parsons Project - Eye In The Sky
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
- Joe Cocker - Up Where We Belong
- Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
- Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
- America - You Can Do Magic
- Flock Of Seagulls, A - I Ran (So Far Away)
- Neil Diamond - Heartlight
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