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January 31st, 1982...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)"
by Daryl Hall and John Oates

In the UK:
"Oh Julie"
by Shakin' Stevens
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Joe Montana, San Fransisco 49ers Quarterback

(TIME Cover: January the 25th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 31st of January:

1338 - King Charles V of France (d. 1380)
1512 - King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)
1543 - Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616)
1797 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (d. 1828)
1937 - Philip Glass, American composer
1938 - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
1961 - Lloyd Cole, British singer
1981 - Justin Timberlake, American singer

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Gabriel García Márquez

for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1982 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1982

directed by Richard Attenborough
with Ben Kingsley (Mahatma Gandhi)

Designed in 1982

The Chairs, model no. 810A
by Richard Meier

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bill Murray / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 350, August 20, 1981



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