Tuesday December 28, 1982
US date format: 12/28/1982, UK date format: 28/12/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Beau Garrett and Matthew Santos.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight, directed by John A. Russo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Atlantic High by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lost Luggage or Birdie King.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1982?
- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Frederick Douglass Hall: Composer, dies at 84.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
- Bucks Fizz - The Land Of Make Believe
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Renee & Renato - Save Your Love
- David Essex - A Winter's Tale
- Dollar - Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Adam & The Ants - Ant Rap
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Days to next December 28If December 28, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 5 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?