Wednesday November 17, 1982
US date format: 11/17/1982, UK date format: 17/11/1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 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 Katie Feenstra and Évelyne Brochu.
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 Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wild America.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeons of Daggorath or Cannonball Blitz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 17, 1982?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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- Dale Murphy wins NL MVP
- Leonid Borisovitch Kogan: Russian violinist (Born 1924).
- Duk Koo Kim dies unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in: Nevada, prompting reforms in the sport...
- Bill Baldwin: announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at...
- Eduard Tubin: Estonian composer and conductor (d....
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 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
- Vanity 6 - Nasty Girl
- The Time - 777-9311
- Cheryl Lynn And Luther Vandross - If This World Were Mine
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?