Wednesday 1 December 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie.
In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits.
The Verdict, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Riz Ahmed: English actor and rapper.
- Lloyd Doyley: English footballer.
- Christos Kalantzis: Greek footballer.
- Christos Melissis: Greek footballer.
- Caytlyn McCloskey: American noted family, daughter of actor Leigh McCloskey and his wife, assistant director Carla McCloskey.
- Dorothy James: Composer, dies on 81st birthday.
- Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
- Michael Jackson releases Thriller
- At the University of Utah, Barney Clark becomes the first person to receive a permanent artificial heart.
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