What Happened on December 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Frances", film depicting life of actress Frances Frances and starring Jessica Lange, first released in the US

Actress Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
  • 1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4
  • 35.7 cm rainfall at Big Fork, Arkansas (state record)
  • 77°F highest December temperature ever recorded in Cleveland, Ohio
  • NJ Devils 1st hat trick (Steve Tambellini)
  • Tommy Hearns wins WBC Welterweight title in decision over Benitez

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaycee Chan, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • Manny Corpas, American baseball player (Sugar Land Skeeters), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Michael Essien, Ghanaian footballer