Monday December 13, 1982
US date format: 12/13/1982, UK date format: 13/12/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 Elisa Di Francisca and Ricky Nolasco.
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.
Kiss Me Goodbye, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark! Shark! or Popeye.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 13, 1982?
- 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
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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 13, 1982?
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Sport Games on December 13, 1982
- Dallas Cowboys - Houston Oilers : 37 - 7
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 13If December 13, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 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?