Friday 12 November 1982
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker.
In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits.
The Last Unicorn, directed by Jules Bass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
- Mikele Leigertwood: English footballer.
- William Gustafson: American homicide victim, murdered by drowning 12/01/1987 at age five, along with his eight-year-old sister Aligail, allegedly by LaPlante.
- Anne Hathaway: American actress, has starred in dramatic films such as Havoc and Brokeback Mountain, in 2005.
- USSR KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as USSR leader
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