Tuesday 8 June 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claudia Lynx and Nadia Petrova.
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.
Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley 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 Space Spartans or Q*bert.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Claudia Lynx
- Nadia Petrova: Russian tennis player.
- Michael Cammalleri: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Josh Pence
- Irina Lăzăreanu: Romanian-Canadian model and singer.
- Irina Lazareanu: Romanian/Canadian model.
- Matteo Barbini: Italian rugby player.
- Dickson Etuhu: Nigerian footballer.
- 36th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Philadelphia 76ers, 4 games to 2
- Brazilian B-727 flight crashes into mountain; 135 die
- Emmy 9th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 3rd time
- Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament
- President Ronald Reagan becomes the first American chief executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.
- Bluff Cove Air Attacks during the Falklands War: 56 British servicemen are killed by Argentine air attack on two landing ships : RFA Sir Galahad and RFA Sir Tristram.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Asia - Heat Of The Moment
- Toto - Rosanna
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - Crimson And Clover
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Deniece Williams - It's Gonna Take A Miracle
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