Friday December 10, 1982
US date format: 12/10/1982, UK date format: 10/12/1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 10, 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 Sultan Kösen and Nick Martin.
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 Moon Patrol or Blue Print.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 10, 1982?
- Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at age 83.
- Heavyweight Michael Doakes knocks out Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 10, 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 10If December 10, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 16 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?