Monday May 24, 1982

US date format: 5/24/1982, UK date format: 24/5/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Issah Ahmed and DaMarcus Beasley. In that special week of May 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. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, directed by Nicholas Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 Munch Man or Pepper II.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Liberation of Khorramshahr: Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran : Iraq War.

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Movies

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Country: United States of America

Poltergeist

Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Country: United States of America

Creepshow

Creepshow

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

Country: United States of America

Hanky Panky

Hanky Panky

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Kathleen Quinlan, Richard Widmark

Rocky III

Rocky III

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

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

The Daryl Somers Show

The Daryl Somers Show

Wildlife Talkabout

Wildlife Talkabout

Days to next May 24

If May 24, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 4 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

North And South by John Jakes

North And South

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley

Thy Brother'S Wife

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The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

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:

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shuttle

Shuttle

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Interactive Simulations

Munch Man

Munch Man

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Pepper II

Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

Mr. F. Lea

Mr. F. Lea

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Pacific Novelty

Arcadians

Arcadians

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1982?

On May 24, 1982 several famous people were born including, Issah Ahmed, DaMarcus Beasley, Rian Wallace.

What was the number one song in May 24, 1982?

The number one song in the week of May 24, 1982 was Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney in US and Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant in UK.

What were the top hits on May 24, 1982?

The top hits on May 24, 1982 were Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney, Don't Talk To Strangers by Rick Springfield, I've Never Been To Me by Charlene in US and Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant, Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder, House Of Fun by Madness in UK.


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