Wednesday 22 December 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mistico and Natalie Guercio.
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.
The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starcade.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US) or Penetrator.
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- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Mistico : Wrestler.
- Natalie Guercio: Reality Star.
- Agbani Darego: Nigerian model Miss World 2001.
- Rodney Martin: American sprinter.
- Brooke Nevin: Canadian actress.
- William Mastrosimones Extremities, premieres in New York City
- Indian Ocean Commission (Commission de l'Océan Indien) (COI) created by Port Louis Agreement.
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