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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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.

But much more happened on December 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1982?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1982 Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
  • 02 Dec 1982 1st permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with Jarvic-7 heart
  • 03 Dec 1982 New Jersey Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
  • 04 Dec 1982 China adopts its constitution
  • 05 Dec 1982 Herschel Walker of Georgia wins Heisman Trophy
  • 06 Dec 1982 Bomb attack on Londonderry, North Ireland disco, 17 killed
  • 07 Dec 1982 Suriname army under Desi Bouterse fires on radio station building.
  • 08 Dec 1982 Herman Van Veen: All of Him opens at Ambassador NYC for 6 performances
  • 09 Dec 1982 Mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce
  • 10 Dec 1982 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at age 83.
  • 12 Dec 1982 Herman Van Veen: All of Him closes at Ambassador NYC after 6 performances
  • 13 Dec 1982 Earthquake hits Northern Yemen; 2,000 die
  • 14 Dec 1982 Marcel Dionne, Los Angeles, California, becomes 9th NHL player to score 500 goals.
  • 15 Dec 1982 Bill Parcells becomes the 12th head coach of the New York Giants.
  • 16 Dec 1982 Tom Seaver agrees to new contract with New York Mets.
  • 22 Dec 1982 William Mastrosimones Extremities, premieres in New York City
  • 23 Dec 1982 Jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday - Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at age 62.
  • 24 Dec 1982 Chaminade, with a student body of only 850 students, beats #1 ranked Virginia 77-72 in a Honolulu holiday basketball classic.
  • 25 Dec 1982 Mudassar Nazar scores century, then Imran rips through Indians.
  • 26 Dec 1982 A brief but severe recession begins in the United States.
  • 27 Dec 1982 Imran Khan 8-60 to bring innings victory versus India at Karachi.
  • 29 Dec 1982 Bob Marley postage stamp issued in Jamaica
  • 30 Dec 1982 Anthony Shaffers Whodunnit, premieres in New York City
  • 31 Dec 1982 TV soap Doctors ends 19 year run

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Movies

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Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

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

Country: United States of America

The Verdict

The Verdict

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

Country: United States of America

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott, Sandra Bernhard

Country: United States of America

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Sophie's Choice

Sophie's Choice

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Country: United States of America

The Year of Living Dangerously

The Year of Living Dangerously

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt, Bembol Roco

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1982?
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Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book