November 1982 calendar

November 1982

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 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.

But much more happened on November 1982: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1982?


  • 01 Nov 1982 Andrew Dice Clay & George Wendt appear in Trick or Treatment
  • 02 Nov 1982 Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
  • 03 Nov 1982 The Dow Jones Industrial Average surges 43.41 points, or 4.25 prercent, to close at 1,065.49, its first all-time high in more than nine years.
  • 04 Nov 1982 Ruud Lubbers becomes Dutch Premier
  • 05 Nov 1982 George Harrison releases Gone Troppo album
  • 06 Nov 1982 Joe Altobelli succeeds Earl Weaver as Oriole manager
  • 07 Nov 1982 Your Arms are Too Short to Box closes at Alvin NYC after 69 performances
  • 08 Nov 1982 In Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA a falling meteorite pierces the roof of a house.
  • 09 Nov 1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for the first time.
  • 10 Nov 1982 IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankrupcy
  • 11 Nov 1982 5th space shuttle mission-Columbia 5-launches first commercial flight.
  • 12 Nov 1982 USSR KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as USSR leader
  • 13 Nov 1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington DC
  • 14 Nov 1982 Polish Solidarity Chairman Lech Walesa freed
  • 16 Nov 1982 5th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 5-lands at Edwards Air Force Base.
  • 17 Nov 1982 Dale Murphy wins NL MVP
  • 18 Nov 1982 Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World
  • 20 Nov 1982 Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live
  • 22 Nov 1982 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas
  • 23 Nov 1982 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB and mated for STS-6
  • 24 Nov 1982 Orioles Cal Ripken is named AL Rookie of Year
  • 25 Nov 1982 The Minneapolis Thanksgiving Day Fire destroys an entire city block, including the Northwestern National Bank building and the recently closed Donaldson's Department Store.
  • 26 Nov 1982 Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki
  • 27 Nov 1982 5th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 3-0
  • 28 Nov 1982 Pirates of Penzance closes at Uris Theater NYC after 772 performances
  • 30 Nov 1982 STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 02 Nov 1982 Channel 4 starts broadcasting.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1982?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Up Where We Belong
  2. - Trulyyoutube
  3. - Who Can It Be Now?
  4. - Gloria
  5. - Heart Attack

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Don't Wanna Dance
  2. - Heartbreaker
  3. - Mad World
  4. - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?
  5. - (Sexual) Healing


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1982?

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book


Jane Fonda's Book of Workouts

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge


The bitter and costly war between the Foundations was finally over. The First Foundation's scientists had won; now they return to Hari

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses


This extraordinary journey into the distant past takes us back to the amazing mysteries of The Clan of the Cave Bear's exotic, primeval world, and to Ayla now a young, brave woman.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons


The Magical Pen of Stephen King and Four Mesmerizing Novellas Rita Hayworth, and the Shawshank Retribution"An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks strange and startling revenge...the basis of the Best Picture Academy Award

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

And More By Andy Rooney


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