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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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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 11

If 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.
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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?

Bump 'n' Jump

Bump 'n' Jump

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Data East, Bally Midway, Vic Tokai (NES)

Gopher

Gopher

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games

Gravitar

Gravitar

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Pitfall!

Pitfall!

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, NES Version 0.83 (Homebrew), ColecoVision, MSX, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Apple II, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile, iOS, Android

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Activision

Miner 2049er

Miner 2049er

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, DOS, Fujitsu FM-7, NEC PC-8801, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sony SMC-777, Thomson MO5, Thomson TO7, TI-99/4A, Supe

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Big Five Software

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.


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