Sunday 5 December 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eddy Curry and Keri Hilson.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie.
In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits.
The Toy, directed by Richard Donner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Powerhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Countdown to Doom or Deadline.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1982 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
- Eddy Curry: American basketball player.
- Keri Hilson: American singer.
- Trai Essex: American football player.
- Karl Palatu: Estonian footballer.
- Herschel Walker of Georgia wins Heisman Trophy
- Mel Gray ends NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions.
- Seattle University Baptist Church declares sanctuary for Central American refugees.
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