Wednesday December 01, 1982
US date format: 12/1/1982, UK date format: 1/12/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 1, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Riz Ahmed and Lloyd Doyley.
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 Verdict, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Second Heaven by Judith Guest was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frantic or Chicken!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 01, 1982?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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- 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.
- Dorothy James: Composer, dies on 81st birthday.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1982?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 01If December 01, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?