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Monday 20 December 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Keny Arkana and David Cook. 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. One Dark Night, directed by Tom McLoughlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Motor Mania or Pitfall!.
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What the sky looked like on 20 December 1982

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

One Dark Night

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin

Starring: Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Robin Evans, Leslie Speights

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Directed by: John A. Russo

Starring: Melanie Verlin, Lawrence Tierney, John Hall, Charles Jackson

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Kiss Me Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

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Bingo Bongo

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

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

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The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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Starring: Ivica Zadro, Damir Saban, Mario Mirkovic, Tomislav Striga

'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1982 ?

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Artur Rubinstein: pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva, Switzerland at age 95.
  • Arthur Rubinstein: Polish musician, a brilliant pianist who appeared at age 12 as a soloist with the Berlin Symphony.

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Sport Games on 20 December 1982

American Football
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Diego Chargers : 34 - 50
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1982 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 20, 1982 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1982 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Maneater - Daryl Hall & John Oates
  2. Mickey - Toni Basil
  3. Michael Jackson - The Girl Is Mine
  4. Dirty Laundry - Don Henley
  5. Laura Branigan - Gloria
  6. Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out
  7. Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
  8. Men At Work - Down Under
  9. Rock This Town - Stray Cats
  10. Lionel Richie - Truly
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
  2. Lionel Richie - Truly
  3. Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
  4. Prince - 1999
  5. Put It In A Magazine - Sonny Charles
  6. Janet Jackson - Young Love
  7. Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La) - Kool & The Gang
  8. Got To Be There - Chaka Khan
  9. Barkays - Do It (let Me See You Shake)
  10. Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Save Your Love - Renee & Renato
  2. The Jam - Beat Surrender
  3. Mirror Man - The Human League
  4. Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
  5. The Shakin' Stevens EP - Shakin' Stevens


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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By: Danielle Steel

Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

Frogs and Flies

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, NES Version 0.83 (Homebrew), ColecoVision, MSX, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Apple II, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile, iOS, Android

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Fun and Fancy Free

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