Wednesday December 08, 1982
US date format: 12/8/1982, UK date format: 8/12/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 8, 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 Nicki Minaj and Sébastien Jouve.
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 Gopher or Custer's Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 08, 1982?
- Malta - Public Holiday.
- Panama - Mother's Day
- Romania - Constitution Day
- Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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- Herman Van Veen: All of Him opens at Ambassador NYC for 6 performances
- Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse murders 15 opponents, including Surendre Rambocus, Suriname army lieutenant; Leslie Rahman, Suriname journalist; Kenneth Goncalves, Deacon of Surinamese order of advocate; Jozef Slagveer, Suriname journalist; John Baboeram, Suriname lawyer; Harald Riedewald, Suriname attorney; Gerald Leckie, Suriname scholar; Cyrill Daal, Suriname worker's union leader; Bram Behr, Suriname revolutionary; AndrT Kamperveen, Suriname minister; and Frank Wijngaarde, Suriname
- Demanding an end to nuclear weapons, Norman Mayer holds the Washington Monument hostage; after ten hours, police kill him; he had no explosives.
- Clark Gilles fails in 7th New York Islanders' penalty shot.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 08, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Diana Ross - Muscles
- Prince - 1999
- Janet Jackson - Young Love
- Vanity 6 - Nasty Girl
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
- Kool & The Gang - Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La)
- Zapp - Doo Wa Ditty (blow That Thing)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 08If December 08, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 15 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?