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 Brooke Nevin and Shang Wenjie.
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 When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Starcade.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Centipede or RealSports Football.
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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)
- Brooke Nevin: Canadian actress.
- Shang Wenjie
- Souleymane Camara
- Agbani Darego: Nigerian model Miss World 2001.
- Mistico : Wrestler.
- 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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