What Happened on May 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • 26th European Cup: Aston Villa beats Bayern Munich 1-0 at Rotterdam
  • 35th Cannes Film Festival: "Missing" directed by Costa Gavras and "Yol" directed by Serif Goren and Yilmaz Güney jointly awarded the Palme d'Or
  • British ship Atlantic Conveyor carrying Chinook helicopters and destroyer HMS Coventry hit in Falkland war: 39 crew members die
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Reed, British writer and comedian
  • Yoko Matsugane, Japanese model
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Nanny Larsén-Todsen, Swedish opera singer, dies at 97

About May 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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