Thursday December 16, 1982

US date format: 12/16/1982, UK date format: 16/12/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 16, 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 Justin Mentell and Antrel Rolle. 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 Cosmic Chasm or Amidar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
  • South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
  • Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
  • Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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Events

  • Tom Seaver agrees to new contract with New York Mets.

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Movies

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Kiss Me Goodbye

Kiss Me Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dooley

Bingo Bongo

Bingo Bongo

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

Starring: Adriano Celentano, Carole Bouquet, Felice Andreasi, Enzo Robutti

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

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

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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

Spuk im Hochhaus

Spuk im Hochhaus

Katze mit Hut

Katze mit Hut

Fjærsynet

Fjærsynet

Knees-Up

Knees-Up

Days to next December 16

If December 16, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 25 days.
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Books

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Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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

Having It All by Helen Gurley Brown

Having It All

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Having It All: Love Success Sex Money... Even If You're Starting Wi, by Brown, Helen Gurley

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cosmic Chasm

Cosmic Chasm

Platform: Vectrex, Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Cinematronics

David's Midnight Magic

David's Midnight Magic

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 Atari 8-bit

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Brøderbund Software Ariolasoft

Amidar

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

The Mask of the Sun

The Mask of the Sun

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Brøderbund; EU Ariolasoft

Demon

Demon

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola


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