Sunday December 12, 1982

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Dmitry Tursunov and Korina Longin. 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 Bubbles or Journey Escape.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

Events

  • Herman Van Veen: All of Him closes at Ambassador NYC after 6 performances
  • Joanne Carner / John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Women's peace protest at Greenham Common : 30,000 women hold hands and form a human chain around the 14.5 kilometres (9.0 mi) perimeter fence.
  • 57th Australian Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 2-6, 6-3).
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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

Sport Games on December 12, 1982

Sport Games on December 12, 1982


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Minnesota Vikings : 10 - 13
  • Chicago Bears - Seattle Seahawks : 14 - 20
  • Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 10 - 23
  • Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Rams : 27 - 24
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 30 - 10
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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 12

If December 12, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 14 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

Munch Man

Munch Man

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Midway

Bubbles

Bubbles

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Journey Escape

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 12, 1982?

On December 12, 1982 several famous people were born including, Dmitry Tursunov, Korina Longin, Julie Coin.

What was the number one song in December 12, 1982?

The number one song in the week of December 12, 1982 was Mickey by Toni Basil in US and Save Your Love by Renee & Renato in UK.

What were the top hits on December 12, 1982?

The top hits on December 12, 1982 were Mickey by Toni Basil, Gloria by Laura Branigan, Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Save Your Love by Renee & Renato, Beat Surrender by The Jam, Mirror Man by The Human League in UK.


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