Thursday November 18, 1982

US date format: 11/18/1982, UK date format: 18/11/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on November 18, 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 Damon Wayans Jr and Marlène Schiappa. 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 Quantum or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1982, at November 18 across the years or at November 1982 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Events

  • Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

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First Blood

First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

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

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Cher, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis, Sudie Bond

Valentina

Valentina

Directed by: Antonio José Betancor

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Jorge Sanz, Paloma Gómez, Saturno Cerra

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Nature

Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States of America

Fantasy

Fantasy

Space Cobra

Space Cobra

Starring: Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Starring: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Shô Hayami

Country: Japan

How old am I?

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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

By:

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

By:

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

By:

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

Space by James A. Michener

Space

By:

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?

Munch Man

Munch Man

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Quantum

Quantum

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Skill

Publisher: Atari

Preppie!

Preppie!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 18, 1982?

On November 18, 1982 several famous people were born including, Damon Wayans Jr, Marlène Schiappa, Damon Wayans.

Which famous people died on November 18, 1982?

Famous people died on November 18, 1982 include, Donald Dillaway, H Kipphardt.

What was the number one song in November 18, 1982?

The number one song in the week of November 18, 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 18, 1982?

The top hits on November 18, 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.