Tuesday 4 May 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rasheeda and Hector King.
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.
Lady Chatterley's Lover, directed by Just Jaeckin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bird of Prey.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark! Shark! or Dung Beetles.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1982 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Hector King: Mexican singer-songwriter.
- Rasheeda: American hiphop singer.
- Maura Murray: American missing person and presumed dead, the young woman went missing on February 9, 2004, after crashing her new car into a snow bank on a rural highway in northern New Hampshire.
- Markus Rogan: Austrian swimmer.
- Kleopas Giannou: Greek footballer.
- Giorgos Tsiaras: Greek basketball player.
- British torpedo boat Sheffield off Falkland hit by Exocet rocket
- Nordiques 2 - Isles 4 - Semifinals - Isles win series 4-0
- Twenty sailors are killed when the British Type 42 destroyer HMS Sheffield is hit by an Argentinian Exocet missile during the Falklands War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Did It In A Minute
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