Saturday May 15, 1982

US date format: 5/15/1982, UK date format: 15/5/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 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 Jessica Sutta and Alex Breckenridge. 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 Space Spartans or Donkey Kong Jr..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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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

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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 15

If May 15, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 4 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 16 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?

Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

Space Spartans

Space Spartans

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: Mattel / Sears

Donkey Kong Jr.

Donkey Kong Jr.

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Sea Dragon

Sea Dragon

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80 CoCo, MS-DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Side-scroller

Publisher: Adventure International

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 15, 1982?

On May 15, 1982 several famous people were born including, Jessica Sutta, Alex Breckenridge, Veronica Campbell-Brown.

What was the number one song in May 15, 1982?

The number one song in the week of May 15, 1982 was Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney in US and Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder in UK.

What were the top hits on May 15, 1982?

The top hits on May 15, 1982 were Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney, Chariots Of Fire - Titles by Vangelis, Don't Talk To Strangers by Rick Springfield 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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