What Happened on November 27, 1982

Historical Events

  • 47th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 23-22 in Birmingham, Auburn's first win in the series in 10 years

Davis Cup

Davis Cup, Grenoble, France: US takes unassailable, 3-0 lead over France as John McEnroe & Peter Flemming take the doubles 6-3, 6-4, 9-7 over Henri Leconte & Yannick Noah; tie ends 4-1

  • Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki

Famous Deaths

  • Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), dies at 79
1982 Highlights

About November 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 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