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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 24, 1982?
- 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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- Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
- Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as Premier of Japan
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 1982?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?