What Happened on November 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida), for mating in preparation for STS-6
  • FCC drops limits on duration & frequency of TV ads

Famous Birthdays

  • Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter, born in Spanish Town, Jamaica
  • Colby Armstrong, Canadian ice-hockey player, born in Lloydminster, Canada
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47

About November 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 14 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