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May 26th, 1982...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Ebony and Ivory"
by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder

In the UK:
"A Little Peace"
by Nicole
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Social Security

(TIME Cover: May the 24th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 26th of May:

1264 - Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)
1478 - Pope Clement VII (d. 1534)
1566 - Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)
1878 - Isadora Duncan, American dancer (d. 1927)
1926 - Miles Davis, American Jazz musician
1964 - Lenny Kravitz, American guitarist and singer
1968 - Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

 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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