18th of December, 1982

The 18th of December, 1982, fell on a Saturday. Day 352 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.

37 years, 3 months and 14 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1982.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 18th of December, 1982:

  • Ireland: It is revealed that former Minister for Justice Sean Doherty had authorized the illegal phone tapping of journalists.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of December, 1982:

  • United States: Mickey - Toni Basil
  • United Kingdom: Beat Surrender - Jam

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Tootsie" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 18th of December, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"

    "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • Gandhi

    "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.

  • 1982 in movies.

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.

  • 1982 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 37 years, 3 months and 14 days have passed since the 18th of December, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1982, will be 37 years of age.
  • People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 409017600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of December, 1982:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of December, 1982, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of December, 1982 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.

1982 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1982.

"Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1982 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1982:

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Commodore 64
  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Atari 2600
  • Lego Technic
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of December:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 18th of December, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of December, 1982 was probably conceived around the 10th of March, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of December, 1982 is the 27th of September, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

18th of December

Events that have occurred on the 18th of December:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of December, 1982.

  • 13,620 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,176,764,400 seconds have passed since the 18th of December, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,372,891,800 times.
  • Since the 18th of December, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 607,210,430,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 196,127,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,201,738 steps. That's about 44,979 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,121,173 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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