Thursday December 23, 1982
US date format: 12/23/1982, UK date format: 23/12/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 23, 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 Beatriz Luengo and Mane de la Parra.
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 movies released in 1982
while Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing David's Midnight Magic or Penetrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 23, 1982?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
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- Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday - Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at age 62.
- The United States Environmental Protection Agency recommends the evacuation of Times Beach, Missouri due to dangerous levels of dioxin contamination.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 23, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Prince - 1999
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Janet Jackson - Young Love
- Kool & The Gang - Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La)
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Barkays - Do It (let Me See You Shake)
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?