Thursday November 11, 1982, Veteran's Day
US date format: 11/11/1982, UK date format: 11/11/1982
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Brittny Gastineau and Gonzalo Canale.
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 Pitfall! or Miner 2049er.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1982?
- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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- 5th space shuttle mission-Columbia 5-launches first commercial flight.
- Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters by Tyrus; kills 60
- Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
- Solidarity leader Lech Walesa is let out of jail in Poland.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 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
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Luther Vandross - Bad Boy/having A Party
- Diana Ross - Muscles
- Melba Moore - Love's Comin' At Ya
- Prince - 1999
- The Time - 777-9311
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- Evelyn King - Love Come Down
- Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin' (every Time You're Near)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 11If November 11, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 13 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on November 11, 1982?
On November 11, 1982 several famous people were born including, Brittny Gastineau, Gonzalo Canale, Aki Higashihara.
What was the number one song in November 11, 1982?
The number one song in the week of November 11, 1982 was Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker in US and I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant in UK.
What were the top hits on November 11, 1982?
The top hits on November 11, 1982 were Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker, Truly by Lionel Richie, Heart Attack by Olivia Newton-John in US and I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant, Heartbreaker by Dionne Warwick, Mad World by Tears For Fears in UK.