Tuesday December 07, 1982

US date format: 12/7/1982, UK date format: 7/12/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 7, 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 Jack Huston and Chrispa . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Mickey by Toni Basil. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Fanny and Alexander, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snack Attack or Star Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial

Events

  • Suriname army under Desi Bouterse fires on radio station building.
  • In Texas, Charles Brooks, Jr. becomes the first person to be executed by lethal injection in the United States.
  • The first U.S. execution by lethal injection is carried out in Texas.

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Movies

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Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Country: United States of America

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Country: United States of America

The Year of Living Dangerously

The Year of Living Dangerously

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Bembol Roco

Country: United States of America

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Country: United States of America

Honkytonk Man

Honkytonk Man

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, John McIntire, Alexa Kenin

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Ulosmittaajat

Ulosmittaajat

Powerhouse

Powerhouse

Starring: Michael Mack, Domenica Galati, Michael Wikes, Jason Kravits

Country: United States of America

Een stor familie

Een stor familie

Hellseher wider Willen

Hellseher wider Willen

Days to next December 07

If December 07, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick

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Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Star Strike

Star Strike

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Nibbler

Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

Crazy Climber

Crazy Climber

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001, Atari 2600, Famicom, Sharp X68000, WonderSwan, Virtual Console, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Vertically scrolling video game

Publisher: Nichibutsu (Nihon Bussan Co. Ltd.) HAMSTER Corporation

Blue Print

Blue Print

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bally Midway CBS Electronics [3]


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