Sunday May 02, 1982
US date format: 5/2/1982, UK date format: 2/5/1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 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 Lorie (singer) and Timothy Benjamin.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits.
Big Meat Eater, directed by Chris Windsor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux 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 Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em or Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 02, 1982?
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- Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men
- The Weather Channel (United States) airs on cable television for the first time.
- Beth Daniel wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 02, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Huey Lewis and the News - Do You Believe In Love
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Richard "Dimples" Fields - If It Ain't One Thing...It's Another
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Atlantic Starr - Circles
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- O'Bryan - The Gigolo
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Deniece Williams - It's Gonna Take A Miracle
- Patrice Rushen - Forget Me Nots
- Shalamar - A Night To Remember
- Quincy Jones - One Hundred Ways
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 02If May 02, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 4 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 13 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?