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June 5th, 1982...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Ebony and Ivory"
by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder

In the UK:
"House Of Fun"
by Madness
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Falklands D-Day

(TIME Cover: May the 31st, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 5th of June:

1723 - Adam Smith, Scottish economist (d. 1790)
1878 - Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1923)
1883 - John Maynard Keynes, English economist (d. 1946)
1898 - Federico García Lorca, Spanish lyricist and dramatist (d. 1936)
1947 - Laurie Anderson, American performance artist
1954 - Nicko McBrain, English musician (Iron Maiden)
1962 - Princess Astrid of Belgium

 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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