Tuesday December 21, 1982

US date format: 12/21/1982, UK date format: 21/12/1982

We've performed the most in-depth research possibile on December 21, 1982, here's what our experts found out: it was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 21, 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 Mahira Khan and Tom Payne. 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. Midnight, directed by John A. Russo, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1982 while Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eyes or Night Stalker.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

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Movies

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Midnight

Midnight

Release year: 1982

Directed by: John A. Russo

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

Kiss Me Goodbye

Kiss Me Goodbye

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

Bingo Bongo

Bingo Bongo

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

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

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Release year: 1982

Directed by: John Lyde

TV Series

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Release year: 1982

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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

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

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

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DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

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WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eyes

Eyes

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Rock-ola

Night Stalker

Night Stalker

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Apple II Mattel Aquarius

Publisher: Mattel

River Rescue

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

B-17 Bomber

B-17 Bomber

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 21, 1982?

On December 21, 1982 several famous people were born including, Mahira Khan, Tom Payne, Eddie Colon.

What was the number one song in December 21, 1982?

The number one song in the week of December 21, 1982 was Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and Save Your Love by Renee & Renato in UK.

What were the top hits on December 21, 1982?

The top hits on December 21, 1982 were Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Mickey by Toni Basil, The Girl Is Mine by Michael Jackson in US and Save Your Love by Renee & Renato, Beat Surrender by The Jam, Mirror Man by The Human League in UK.