20th of May, 1982

The 20th of May, 1982, fell on a Thursday. Day 140 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.

38 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1982.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Petr Cech: Czech soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 20th of May, 1982:

  • United States: Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
  • United Kingdom: A Little Peace - Nicole

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Conan the Barbarian" 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 20th 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:

  • 38 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since the 20th of May, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 20th of May, 1982, will be 38 years of age.
  • People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 390697200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 20th of May, 1982:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 20th 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 20th 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 20th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 20th of May, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 20th of May, 1982 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 20th of May, 1982 is the 27th 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.

20th of May

Events that have occurred on the 20th of May:

  • 20th of May, 1971: The Chuknagar massacre occurs when the Pakistan Army kills thousands of Bengali Hindus.
  • 20th of May, 2003: The last episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is aired.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Wrestler Randy Savage dies from a heart attack.
  • 20th of May, 2011: Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) is released in movie theaters.
  • 20th of May, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • 20th of May, 1987: Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) is released.
  • 20th of May, 1989: Liverpool win the FA Cup after defeating local rivals Everton 3-2 after Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1992: Football: Barcelona win the European Cup after beating Sampdoria 1-0 in extra time.
  • 20th of May, 1993: The final episode of "Cheers" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1993: FA Cup Final 1993: Arsenal defeat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The last episode of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1996: The song "Three Lions" is released as the official anthem of the England football team (for the 1996 European Championships).
  • 20th of May, 1998: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 1-0.
  • 20th of May, 1998: Actor Charlie Sheen suffers a stroke after overdosing on cocaine.
  • 20th of May, 2000: FA Cup Final: A 73rd minute goal from Roberto Di Matteo helps Chelsea secure a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa.
  • 20th of May, 2009: Kris Allen wins the 8th season of American Idol.
  • 20th of May, 2013: Football: It is announced that Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will be leaving the club.
  • 20th of May, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.

How old was I?

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 20th of May, 1982.

  • 13,890 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,200,096,000 seconds have passed since the 20th of May, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,400,112,000 times.
  • Since the 20th of May, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 619,249,536,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 200,016,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 103,208,256 steps. That's about 45,870 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,401,152 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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