Saturday 8 May 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis.
In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Conan the Barbarian, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1982 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Adrian Gonzalez: American baseball player.
- Buakaw Por Pramuk: Thai Muaythai kickboxer.
- Buakaw Banchamek: Thai kick-boxer.
- Christina Cole: English actress.
- Ninja Sarasalo: Finnish model and singer.
- Canucks 5-Isles 6 (OT) - Stanley Cup - Isles hold 1-0 lead
- Spanish priest Juan María Fernández y Krohn tries to stab Pope John Paul II with a bayonet during the latter's pilgrimage to the shrine at Fatima.
- Braniff International Airways is declared bankrupt and ceases all flights.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Did It In A Minute
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