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..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1982?
- 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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- Tom Seaver agrees to new contract with New York Mets.
- Anthony C B Chapman: England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1982?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 16If 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.
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?