December 23rd, 1982, fell on a Thursday. It was day 357 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
37 years, 6 months and 12 days have passed since December 23rd, 1982.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 23rd, 1982:
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The date is December 23rd, 1982 and it's a Thursday. Christmas Day of 1982 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers. In America, the song Maneater by Hall & Oates is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Save Your Love by Renee & Renato is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Tootsie is at the top of the Box Office. Because it's 1982, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Survivor, Men at Work, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Dexys Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Three's Company", "Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends", "Family Ties" and "Knight Rider". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Asteroids", "Pac-Man", "Missile Command" and "Donkey Kong". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", "Happy Days", "The Smurfs" and "Inspector Gadget".
Popular toys include the likes of "Big Jim (action figure)", "Lego Technic", "Water Ring Toss" and "Simon (memory game)".
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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.
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.
"Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
"The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
"Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
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.
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.
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"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"
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