11th of May, 1982

The 11th of May, 1982, fell on a Tuesday. Day 131 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.

37 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since the 11th of May, 1982.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Cory Monteith: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 11th of May, 1982:

  • United States: Chariots Of Fire - Vangelis
  • United Kingdom: Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Porky's" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 11th of May, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"

    "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • Gandhi

    "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.

  • 1982 in movies.

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.

  • 1982 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.

  • Falklands War

    The Falklands War is occurring between Argentina and the United Kingdom.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 37 years, 10 months and 28 days have passed since the 11th of May, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 11th of May, 1982, will be 37 years of age.
  • People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 389919600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 11th of May, 1982:

  • 30th of April, 1982: American music journalist Lester Bangs dies from an accidental overdose in New York City.
  • 14th of May, 1982: Conan the Barbarian (1982) is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 1982: The movie Annie (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • 26th of May, 1982: Football: Aston Villa win the European Cup after defeating Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • 27th of May, 1982: FA Cup Final 1982: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in a replay.
  • 29th of May, 1982: The single "Eye of the Tiger" is released by Survivor.
  • 4th of June, 1982: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) is released.
  • 4th of June, 1982: The horror film Poltergeist (1982) is released in cinemas.
  • 8th of June, 1982: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 1982 NBA Finals after they defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 11th of May, 1982, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 11th of May, 1982 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
  • Taxi - American sitcom starring Andy Kaufman and Danny DeVito.
  • Dallas - Soap opera.

1982 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1982.

"Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Mork & Mindy" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Sesame Street" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1982 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1982:

  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Atari 2600
  • Lego Technic
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 11th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 11th of May, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 11th of May, 1982 was probably conceived around the 1st of August, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 11th of May, 1982 is the 18th of February, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

11th of May

Events that have occurred on the 11th of May:

  • 11th of May, 1981: Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter Bob Marley dies from cancer.
  • 11th of May, 1985: 56 spectators are killed during the Bradford City stadium fire.
  • 11th of May, 1966: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the European Cup after they defeat Partizan Belgrade 2-1.
  • 11th of May, 1995: The Sega Saturn is released in America.
  • 11th of May, 1996: FA Cup Final 1996: A late 85th minute goal from Eric Cantona helps Manchester United secure a 1-0 victory over Liverpool.
  • 11th of May, 2001: A Knight's Tale (2001) is released.
  • 11th of May, 2007: The film 28 Weeks Later (2007) is released.
  • 11th of May, 2008: Manchester United regain their Premier League title after defeating Wigan 2-0 in the final game of the season .
  • 11th of May, 2013: Wigan Athletic win the FA Cup after defeating Manchester City 1-0.
  • 11th of May, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 11th of May, 1982.

  • 13,847 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,196,380,800 seconds have passed since the 11th of May, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,395,777,600 times.
  • Since the 11th of May, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 617,332,492,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 199,396,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,888,749 steps. That's about 45,728 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,356,570 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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