Thursday 23 December 1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Grégory Gaultier and Mane de la Parra.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits.
The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson, 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 Jakob und Adele.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pooyan or Rocky's Boots.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1982 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Grégory Gaultier: French professional squash player, he won the World Open championship in 2015.
- Mane de la Parra: Film Producer.
- Brad Nelson: American baseball player.
- Thomas Rohregger: Austrian cyclist.
- Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday - Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at age 62.
- The United States Environmental Protection Agency recommends the evacuation of Times Beach, Missouri due to dangerous levels of dioxin contamination.
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