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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 The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Strike or Firebug.
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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

The McLaughlin Group

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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:
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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

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

The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Attorney Michael Atwood, divorced father of two, joins with divorcee Cat Holzman to help Gale Murray, a deeply troubled boy trapped by his parents, the law, and despair

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Growing Up

By: Russell Baker

This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

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Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

By: Len Deighton

Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Demons to Diamonds

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari

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Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Coleco

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Pole Position

Platform: Arcade, Atari consoles, Home computers

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

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Space Strike

Space Strike

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Datamost



Platform: Apple II

Publisher: MUSE Software

Home videos

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


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Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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