Monday May 31, 1982

US date format: 5/31/1982, UK date format: 31/5/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 31, 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 Jonathan Tucker and Casey James. 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. Grease 2, directed by Patricia Birch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum 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 Rear Guard or Cosmic Ark.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
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Movies

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Grease 2

Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft, Maureen Teefy

Country: United States of America

Forgive and Forget

Forgive and Forget

Directed by: Eddie Garcia

Starring: Sharon Cuneta, William Martinez, Nida Blanca, Nestor de Villa

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

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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

There's Nothing to Worry About!

There's Nothing to Worry About!

Andy Robson

Andy Robson

Days to next May 31

If May 31, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 3 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 12 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.”

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.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

For Special Services by John Gardner

For Special Services

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For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

Strategic Investing by Douglas Casey

Strategic Investing

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Part I: What Lies Ahead Part II: The Importance of Liquidity Part III: Creating Money Part IV: Consolidating for Safety and Profit Part V:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Rear Guard

Rear Guard

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Adventure International

Firebug

Firebug

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: MUSE Software

Q*bert

Q*bert

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Intellivision, NES, Philips Videopac, Mobile, Othello Multivision, Standalone tabletop, Texas Instrume

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Gottlieb Parker Brothers Ultra Games Sony Online Entertainment

Deadline

Deadline

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Osborne 1

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Cosmic Ark

Cosmic Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Imagic


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