Friday 28 May 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jhonny Peralta and Alexa Davalos.
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.
Poltergeist, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Mysterious Cities of Gold.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Pit or Spectre.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1982 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- Jhonny Peralta: Baseball Player.
- Alexa Davalos: French-American actress.
- Desiree del Valle: Filipino actress.
- Lt Col H Jones VC: British army officer (Born 1940).
- Pope John Paul II is first pope to visit Great Britain since 1531.
- Falklands War: British forces defeat the Argentines at the Battle of Goose Green.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1982 ?
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
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