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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 24, 1982?
- 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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- Liberation of Khorramshahr: Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran : Iraq War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Ebony And Ivory
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Charlene - I've Never Been To Me
- Tommy Tutone - 867-5309/Jenny
- Ray Parker Jr. - The Other Woman
- Paul Davis - '65 Love Affair
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Willie Nelson - Always On My Mind
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Did It In A Minute
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
Top #9 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 24If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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.