Saturday November 20, 1982

US date format: 11/20/1982, UK date format: 20/11/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 20, 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 Margo Stilley and Olga Kay. 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 Dig Dug or Battle Cross.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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Events

  • Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live

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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

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 20

If November 20, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 19 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?

Bagman

Bagman

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Valadon Automation

Dig Dug

Dig Dug

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari, Inc.

Battle Cross

Battle Cross

Platform: Arcade Game MSX

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Omori Electric

Salmon Run

Salmon Run

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) VIC-20

Genre: action

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange Showcase Software

Dragonfire

Dragonfire

Platform: Atari 2600 (original) ColecoVision, VIC-20, Intellivision, TRS-80 Color Computer,

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagic

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 20, 1982?

On November 20, 1982 several famous people were born including, Margo Stilley, Olga Kay.

What was the number one song in November 20, 1982?

The number one song in the week of November 20, 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 20, 1982?

The top hits on November 20, 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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