Wednesday December 29, 1982
US date format: 12/29/1982, UK date format: 29/12/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 29, 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 Alison Brie and Marko Basa.
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 Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Cavern or Bachelor Party.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 29, 1982?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Bob Marley postage stamp issued in Jamaica
- Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant ends his career with Alabama (323 wins).
- Sol C Siegel: US film producer (High Society), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 29, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 29If December 29, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 7 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 26 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?