Tuesday June 01, 1982

US date format: 6/1/1982, UK date format: 1/6/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 1, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Justine Henin and Charles Troesch. 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. Grease 2, directed by Patricia Birch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Air Raid or Front Line.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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Events

  • Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

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Movies

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Grease 2

Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy

Country: United States of America

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget

Directed by: Eddie Garcia

Starring: Sharon Cuneta, William Martinez, Nida Blanca, Nestor de Villa

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Poltergeist

Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Country: United States of America

Creepshow

Creepshow

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Los gozos y las sombras

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

Middletown

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

There's Nothing to Worry About!

There's Nothing to Worry About!

Andy Robson

Andy Robson

Days to next June 01

If June 01, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

Twice Shy by Dick Francis

Twice Shy

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A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

For Special Services by John Gardner

For Special Services

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For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

Strategic Investing by Douglas Casey

Strategic Investing

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Part I: What Lies Ahead Part II: The Importance of Liquidity Part III: Creating Money Part IV: Consolidating for Safety and Profit Part V:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Air Raid

Air Raid

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Men-A-Vision

River Raid

River Raid

Platform: Atari 2600, Windows, MSX

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

Demon

Demon

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Front Line

Front Line

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, FM-7, MSX, Nintendo Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Run and gun

Publisher: Taito

Air Raiders

Air Raiders

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Mattel


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