Monday November 08, 1982

US date format: 11/8/1982, UK date format: 8/11/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 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 Ted DiBiase Jr and Connie Fletcher. 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, Arthur Rankin Jr., was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mr. F. Lea or Slime.
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Historical Events

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  • In Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA a falling meteorite pierces the roof of a house.
  • Kenan Evren becomes the seventh president of Turkey as a result of constitution referandum. His former title was '''head of state'''.

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Movies

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The Last Unicorn

The Last Unicorn

Directed by: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Alan Arkin

Country: United States of America

Heidi's Song

Heidi's Song

Directed by: Robert Taylor

Starring: Lorne Greene, Sammy Davis Jr., Margery Gray, Michael Bell

Still of the Night

Still of the Night

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy, Joe Grifasi

Country: United States of America

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

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Koze

Koze

Starring: Dragan Jovicic, Vlado Kerosevic, Nada Pani, Zoran Radmilovic

Ritzaryat na bylata dama

Ritzaryat na bylata dama

Starring: Asen Kisimov, Klara Armandova, Georgi Rusev, Luchezar Stoyanov

Country: Bulgaria

Right to Reply

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6:55 Special

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Days to next November 08

If November 08, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 14 days.
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Books

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Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Second Heaven by Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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Attorney Michael Atwood, divorced father of two, joins with divorcee Cat Holzman to help Gale Murray, a deeply troubled boy trapped by his parents, the law, and despair

Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick

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Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Baby Pac-Man

Baby Pac-Man

Genre: Maze/Pinball

Publisher: Bally Midway

Mr. F. Lea

Mr. F. Lea

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Pacific Novelty

Kozmik Krooz'r

Kozmik Krooz'r

Genre: Shoot 'em Up

Publisher: Bally Midway

Space Defender

Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

Slime

Slime

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software


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