Tuesday November 02, 1982
US date format: 11/2/1982, UK date format: 2/11/1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 2, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Esha Deol and Yunel Escobar.
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.
Valentina, directed by Antonio José Betancor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey to the Planets or RealSports Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 02, 1982?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
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- Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
- Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
- Channel 4 was launched.
- A gasoline or petrol tanker explodes in the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan, killing at least 176 people.
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- Lester Roloff: American religious personality (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 02, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- The Time - 777-9311
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- Melba Moore - Love's Comin' At Ya
- Diana Ross - Muscles
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- Prince - 1999
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 02If November 02, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 9 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?