Friday May 07, 1982

US date format: 5/7/1982, UK date format: 7/5/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 7, 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 Jack Thriller and Akos Buzsaky. 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. The Return of Martin Guerre, directed by Daniel Vigne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger 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 Necromancer or Joust.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
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Events

  • Is There Life after High School? opens at Barrymore NYC for 12 performances
  • IBM releases PC-DOS version 1.1
  • Oakland Raiders to move to Los Angeles
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
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Movies

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The Return of Martin Guerre

The Return of Martin Guerre

Directed by: Daniel Vigne

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Nathalie Baye, Maurice Barrier, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu

The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier

Directed by: Alan Bridges

Starring: Julie Christie, Glenda Jackson, Ann-Margret, Alan Bates

The House Where Evil Dwells

The House Where Evil Dwells

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Edward Albert, Susan George, Doug McClure, Amy Barrett

Big Meat Eater

Big Meat Eater

Directed by: Chris Windsor

Starring: Clarence 'Big' Miller, George Dawson, Andrew Gillies, Stephen Dimopoulos

Tag: The Assassination Game

Tag: The Assassination Game

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Robert Carradine, Linda Hamilton, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang

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

Schwarz Rot Gold

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

Vila Faia

Vila Faia

Days to next May 07

If May 07, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 4 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger

Years Of Upheaval

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In Years of Upheaval Henry Kissinger recalls the turbulent years of the second Administration of Richard Nixon, which began on 20 January 1973.

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

The I Love New York Diet by Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

The I Love New York Diet

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Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

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.

Celebrity by Thomas Thompson

Celebrity

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A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Necromancer

Necromancer

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Deadly Duck

Deadly Duck

Platform: Atari 2600, VIC-20

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: 20th Century Fox Games

Andromeda Conquest

Andromeda Conquest

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

Joust

Joust

Platform: Arcade

Genre: action game

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 07, 1982?

On May 07, 1982 several famous people were born including, Akos Buzsaky, Jack Thriller, Ákos Buzsáky.

Which famous people died on May 07, 1982?

Famous people died on May 07, 1982 include, Alfred Adam.

What was the number one song in May 07, 1982?

The number one song in the week of May 07, 1982 was Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis in US and Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on May 07, 1982?

The top hits on May 07, 1982 were Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis, Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney, I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in US and Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder, A Little Peace by Nicole, I Won't Let You Down by PhD in UK.


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