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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.

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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

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

The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War

No Problem!

No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Irish R.M.

The Irish R.M.

Days to next December 28

If 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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Miracle At Midway by Gordon W. Prange

Miracle At Midway

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Here is the definitive history of the battle of Midway, an American victory that marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific during World War II.

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lost Luggage

Lost Luggage

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Sharp Shot

Sharp Shot

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Birdie King

Birdie King

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Miner 2049er

Miner 2049er

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, DOS, Fujitsu FM-7, NEC PC-8801, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sony SMC-777, Thomson MO5, Thomson TO7, TI-99/4A, Supe

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Big Five Software


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