Wednesday May 26, 1982
US date format: 5/26/1982, UK date format: 26/5/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 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 Derka and Cristy Road.
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 Bolo or Demon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 26, 1982?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
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- British ship Atlantic Conveyor and Coventry were hit in Falkland war
- Aston Villa win the European Cup, defeating Bayern Munich 1-0 in Rotterdam, Netherlands thanks to a Peter Withe goal.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26, 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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