17th of October, 1982

The 17th of October, 1982, fell on a Sunday. Day 290 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of October, 1982:

  • United States: Jack And Diane - John Cougar
  • United Kingdom: Pass The Dutchie - Musical Youth

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "E.T." was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of October, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • 1982 in movies.

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.

  • 1982 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 36 years, 11 months and 30 days have passed since the 17th of October, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of October, 1982, will be 36 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 403657200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of October, 1982:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of October, 1982, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of October, 1982 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 17th of October, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of October, 1982 was probably conceived around the 7th of January, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of October, 1982 is the 27th of July, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

17th of October

Events that have occurred on the 17th of October:

  • 17th of October, 1992: Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori is shot dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after going to the wrong house.
  • 17th of October, 2001: Israel's tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi is assassinated.
  • 17th of October, 2000: Rock band Limp Bizkit release their album: Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water.
  • 17th of October, 2003: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) is released in cinemas.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of October, 1982.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of October, 1982.

  • 13,513 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,167,523,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of October, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,362,110,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of October, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 602,441,971,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 194,587,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,406,995 steps. That's about 44,625 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,010,278 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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