What Happened on November 22, 1982

Historical Events

  • Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Alasdair Duncan, Australian novelist
  • Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin, Hong Kong-Canadian canto-pop singer (Twins), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigerian footballer
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80

Jean BattenJean Batten (1909-1982)

New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), dies at 73

  • Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
1982 Highlights

About November 22, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truly - Lionel Richie
  • UK #1 Song: I Don't Wanna Dance - Eddy Grant