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October 5th, 1982...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Jack and Diane"
by John Cougar

In the UK:
"Pass The Dutchie"
by Musical Youth
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Ariel Sharon

(TIME Cover: October the 4th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 5th of October:

1713 - Denis Diderot, French philosopher and encylopedist (d. 1784)
1829 - Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d.1886)
1864 - Louis Lumière, French film pioneer (d. 1948)
1907 - Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
1929 - Richard F. Gordon, Jr., American astronaut
1930 - Pavel Popovich, Soviet cosmonaut
1936 - Václav Havel, playwright and President of the Czech Republic
1942 - Richard Street, American r&b singer (The Temptations)
1951 - Bob Geldof, Irish singer & songwriter (The Boomtown Rats)

 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

Robin Williams / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 378, September 16, 1982



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