On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankruptcy
  • Susan Cooper/Hume Cronyn's "Foxfire" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Clayton Fortune, English footballer (Bristol City), born in Forest Gate, England
  • Heather Matarazzo, American actress (Welcome to the Dollhouse), born in Oyster Bay, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Elio Petri, Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53

Person of interestLeonid Brezhnev

Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet Leader, General Secretary (1964-82), dies of a heart attack at 75

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev

1982 Highlights

About November 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio