Wednesday 26 May 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Tester and Cristy Road.
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.
Rocky III, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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 Battle Cross or Realm of Nauga.
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1982 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Jon Tester: American Musician (Voytek).
- Cristy Road: Cuban-American illustrator, graphic novelist, and punk rock musician whose posters, music, and autobiographical works explore themes of feminism, queer culture, and social justice.
- Sten Lassmann: Estonian pianist.
- Hasan Kabze: Turkish footballer.
- Yoko Matsugane: Japanese model.
- David Reed: English comedian actor and screenwriter
- British ship Atlantic Conveyor and Coventry were hit in Falkland war
- Aston Villa win the European Cup, defeating Bayern Munich 1-0 in Rotterdam, Netherlands thanks to a Peter Withe goal.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 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
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Did It In A Minute
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
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