Sunday 16 May 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joo Ji Hoon and Hanna Marien.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney.
In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, directed by Carl Reiner, 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 Rip-Off or Centipede.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1982 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Joo Ji Hoon: Korean actor and model.
- Hanna Marien: Belgian athlete.
- ?ukasz Kubot: Polish tennis player.
- Billy Crawford: Filipino singer and musician.
- Dimitri Vegas: DJ.
- Barnum closes at St. James Theater NYC after 854 performances
- Is There Life after High School? closes at Barrymore after 12 performances
- Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation for STS-4
- Stanley Cup: New York Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament.
- Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Did It In A Minute
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