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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Dale Murphy wins NL MVP

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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

Nemuri Kyôshirô: Engetsu Sappô

Nemuri Kyôshirô: Engetsu Sappô

Top Secret

Top Secret

Les Transistors

Les Transistors

Stadt, Land, Fluß

Stadt, Land, Fluß

Days to next November 17

If November 17, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Keeping Faith by Jimmy Carter

Keeping Faith

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Available for the first time in paperback, Keeping Faith is Jimmy Carter's account of the satisfaction, frustration, and solitude that attend the man in the Oval Office.

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

Having It All by Helen Gurley Brown

Having It All

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Having It All: Love Success Sex Money... Even If You're Starting Wi, by Brown, Helen Gurley

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dungeons of Daggorath

Dungeons of Daggorath

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer, Dragon computer

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tandy Corporation

Anteater

Anteater

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Tago Electronics

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

Cannonball Blitz

Cannonball Blitz

Platform: Apple II, TI-99/4A, VIC-20

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Mr. Do!

Mr. Do!

Platform: Arcade ports: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Vision, Commodore 64, Game Boy, MSX, Super Famicom/SNES, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; JP Imagineer; JP SNK; NA Coleco; NA Namco; NA/EU Datasoft; NA/EU Ocean Software


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