Thursday May 13, 1982

US date format: 5/13/1982, UK date format: 13/5/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 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 Albert Crusat and Nicolas Dulac. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Moonlighting, directed by Jerzy Skolimowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner 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 Snapper or Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
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Events

  • Braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
  • Canucks 0-Isles 3-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
  • Terri Lea Utley, age 20, of Arkansas, crowned 31st Miss USA.
  • Chicago Cubs win their 8,000th baseball game (beat Houston Astros).
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Movies

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Moonlighting

Moonlighting

Directed by: Jerzy Skolimowski

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Eugene Lipinski, Jirí Stanislav, Eugeniusz Haczkiewicz

A Good Marriage

A Good Marriage

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Béatrice Romand, André Dussollier, Féodor Atkine, Arielle Dombasle

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Alan Ladd, Carl Reiner

Country: United States of America

Annie

Annie

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett, Ann Reinking

Country: United States of America

Britannia Hospital

Britannia Hospital

Directed by: Lindsay Anderson

Starring: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

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

Österreich II

Österreich II

Keiji yoroshiku

Keiji yoroshiku

Days to next May 13

If May 13, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 4 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord

Spring Moon

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At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson

The One Tree

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My personal book from one of my favorite authors! This RARE FIRST EDITION 1982 COLLECTIBLE is a perfect gift for any Donaldson fan. Book is in great condition with no markings and a tight binding.

The Invisible Bankers by Andrew Tobias

The Invisible Bankers

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Hardcover - 1982

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Parsec

Parsec

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Snapper

Snapper

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Acornsoft

Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em

Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique


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