Sunday May 16, 1982

US date format: 5/16/1982, UK date format: 16/5/1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 16, 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 Billy Joe Crawford and Angie Griffin. 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 Jack the Giantkiller or Serpentine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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Events

  • Barnum closes at St. James Theater NYC after 854 performances
  • Is There Life after High School? closes at Barrymore after 12 performances
  • Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation for STS-4
  • Stanley Cup: New York Islanders sweep Vancouver Canucks in 4 games
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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 16

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

Snake Byte

Snake Byte

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sirius Software

Jack the Giantkiller

Jack the Giantkiller

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

Attack at EP-CYG-4

Attack at EP-CYG-4

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: shooter

Publisher: BRAM Inc., Romox

Serpentine

Serpentine

Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 16, 1982?

On May 16, 1982 several famous people were born including, Billy Joe Crawford, Angie Griffin, Tiya Sircar.

What was the number one song in May 16, 1982?

The number one song in the week of May 16, 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 16, 1982?

The top hits on May 16, 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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