Sunday December 26, 1982

US date format: 12/26/1982, UK date format: 26/12/1982

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It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 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 Shun Oguri and Aksel Lund Svindal. 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 Phaser Patrol or Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Midnight

Midnight

Directed by: John A. Russo

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

Kiss Me Goodbye

Kiss Me Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

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

Bingo Bongo

Bingo Bongo

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

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

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 26, 1982?


Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • A brief but severe recession begins in the United States.

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on December 26, 1982

Sport Games on December 26, 1982


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - San Diego Chargers : 26 - 44
  • Chicago Bears - Los Angeles Rams : 34 - 26
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 20 - 14
  • Denver Broncos - Los Angeles Raiders : 10 - 27
  • Detroit Lions - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 21 - 23
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TV Series

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Smogovci

Smogovci

Starring: Ivica Zadro, Damir Saban, Mario Mirkovic, Tomislav Striga

'Allo 'Allo

'Allo 'Allo

Written by:

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The McLaughlin Group

The McLaughlin Group

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?

3D Monster Maze

3D Monster Maze

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: 3D first-person adventure

Publisher: J. K. Greye Software

Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Phaser Patrol

Phaser Patrol

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Small spacecraft simulation

Publisher: Starpath

Barnstorming

Barnstorming

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers


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