Wednesday 2 June 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Abdulkadir Kocak and Jānis Karlivāns.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney.
In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mysterious Cities of Gold.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Joust or Satan's Hollow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1982 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Abdulkadir Kocak: Turkish boxer.
- Jānis Karlivāns: Latvian decathlete.
- Andres Raja: Estonian decathlete.
- Jewel Staite: Canadian actress and singer.
- Wendy Valdez: Filipino model and actress.
- Blues in the Night opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 53 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Asia - Heat Of The Moment
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Toto - Rosanna
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