Wednesday November 24, 1982

US date format: 11/24/1982, UK date format: 24/11/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 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 Leah Jenner and Sean O'Loughlin. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Gandhi, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fast Food or Phantom Slayer.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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Events

  • Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as Premier of Japan

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Movies

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Gandhi

Gandhi

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Country: United States of America

Tootsie

Tootsie

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

Country: United States of America

Frances

Frances

Directed by: Graeme Clifford

Starring: Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard, Bart Burns

Nightbeast

Nightbeast

Directed by: Don Dohler

Starring: Tom Griffith, Jamie Zemarel, Karin Kardian, George Stover

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

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Albert & Herberts julkalender

Albert & Herberts julkalender

La minute nécessaire de Monsieur Cyclopède

La minute nécessaire de Monsieur Cyclopède

Final Feliz

Final Feliz

Bianca Vidal

Bianca Vidal

Days to next November 24

If November 24, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chopper Command

Chopper Command

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

Fast Food

Fast Food

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Phantom Slayer

Phantom Slayer

Platform: Dragon 32/64 TRS-80

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Microdeal

Eggomania

Eggomania

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Arcade

Publisher: US Games

Custer's Revenge

Custer's Revenge

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult, Western

Publisher: Mystique


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