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..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 02, 1982?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Valentina

Valentina

Directed by: Antonio José Betancor

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Jorge Sanz, Paloma Gómez, Saturno Cerra

Five Days One Summer

Five Days One Summer

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Sean Connery, Betsy Brantley, Lambert Wilson, Jennifer Hilary

Jimmy the Kid

Jimmy the Kid

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Gary Coleman, Paul Le Mat, Ruth Gordon, Dee Wallace

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Cher, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis, Sudie Bond

The Missionary

The Missionary

Directed by: Richard Loncraine

Starring: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

The Young Ones

The Young Ones

Objects of Affection

Objects of Affection

Chispita

Chispita

Büro, Büro

Büro, Büro

Days to next November 02

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

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DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Max by Howard Fast

Max

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Max Britsky rises, by the time he is thirty, from the tumultuous streets of turn-of-the-century New York to control of the first great Hollywood studio--through brawls, loves, triumphs, and betrayals

Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Deadly Duck

Deadly Duck

Platform: Atari 2600, VIC-20

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: 20th Century Fox Games

Journey to the Planets

Journey to the Planets

Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Space Adventure Action Puzzle

Publisher: JV Software, Inc., Roklan Software

Mine Storm

Mine Storm

Platform: Vectrex

Publisher: General Consumer Electronics

Bubbles

Bubbles

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

RealSports Football

RealSports Football

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari


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