Saturday November 13, 1982
US date format: 11/13/1982, UK date format: 13/11/1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 13, 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 Koda Kumi and Vail Bloom.
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 Spider-Man or Space Strike.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 13, 1982?
- Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
- R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
- Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C., after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
- Ray Mancini defeats Duk Koo Kim in a boxing match held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Kim's subsequent death (on November 17) leads to significant changes in the sport.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 13, 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 13If November 13, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 22 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?