January 6th, 1982, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 6 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
39 years, 0 months and 11 days have passed since January 6th, 1982.
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The date is January 6th, 1982 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.
In America, the song Physical by Olivia Newton-John is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Don't You Want Me by Human League is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
In fashion, women are currently wearing jelly shoes, turtleneck sweaters, loose high-waist pants, crop tops and puffer jackets lined with fur. Meanwhile, men have been ditching the disco look of the 70s in favor of athletic clothing such as tracksuits and sports jerseys. The "preppy" look has also been making a comeback. Because it's 1982, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Survivor, Men at Work, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Dexys Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Happy Days", "Laverne & Shirley", "The Love Boat" and "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Asteroids", "Galaxian" and "Pac-Man". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street" and "Cockleshell Bay". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Lego Technic", "Hungry Hungry Hippos" and "Cabbage Patch Kids".
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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.
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.
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.
"The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
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.
"Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
"Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
In 1982, the best soccer players were Paolo Rossi, Alain Giresse, Zbigniew Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bruno Conti, Rinat Dasayev, Pierre Littbarski, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini and Bernd Schuster.
The best NBA players in 1982 were Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, George Gervin and Gus Williams.
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