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April 20th, 1982...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Love Rock 'N Roll"
by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

In the UK:
"My Camera Never Lies"
by Bucks Fizz
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Falklands Crisis

(TIME Cover: April the 19th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 20th of April:

570 - Muhammad (possible date of birth), Prophet of Islam (d. 632)
1633 - Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (d. 1654)
1808 - Emperor Napoleon III of France (d. 1873)
1908 - Lionel Hampton, American musician (d. 2002)
1923 - Tito Puente, American musician (d. 2000)
1949 - Jessica Lange, American actress

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Gabriel García Márquez

for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1982 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1982

directed by Richard Attenborough
with Ben Kingsley (Mahatma Gandhi)

Designed in 1982

The Chairs, model no. 810A
by Richard Meier

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bill Murray / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 350, August 20, 1981



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