Monday 13 December 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Callea and Eita .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits.
The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Powerhouse.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Birdie King or Frantic.
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- Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
- Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
- In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
- Malta - Republic Day (since 1974)
- St. Lucia's Day in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
- Anthony Callea: Australian singer/songwriter.
- Eita : Japanese actor.
- Dan Hamhuis: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ayumi Kinoshita: Japanese actress and model.
- Ricky Nolasco: American baseball player.
- Tuka Rocha: Brazilian race car driver
- Koutaro Tanaka: Japanese actor
- Dominik Werling: German footballer
- Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die
- 71st Australian Men's Tennis: Johan Kriek beats Steve Denton (6-3, 6-3, 6-2).
- An earthquake (Richter Scale 6.0 magnitude) in Dhamar, northern Yemen, kills at least 1,507.
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