On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB & mated for STS-6
  • FCC drops limits on duration & frequency of TV ads
  • NY Islanders & Minn North Stars play to an 8-8 tie

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
1982 Highlights

About November 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius