On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1982

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Gandhi" directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Ben Kingsley and John Gielgud premieres in New Delhi (Best Picture 1983)

Director and Actor Richard Attenborough
Director and Actor
Richard Attenborough
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader
Mahatma Gandhi
Actor John Gielgud
Actor
John Gielgud

Music releaseAlbum Release

"Thriller", 6th studio album by Michael Jackson is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year 1984, best-selling album of all time, Billboard Album of the Year 1983)

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Ottumwa, Iowa, declared "Video Game Capital of the World" by mayor Jerry Parker
  • STS-6 vehicle moves to launch pad
  • US submarine Thomas Edison collides with US Navy destroyer in South China Sea
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Clémence Poésy, French actress
  • Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress (24), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Jason Pominville, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Tony Giarratano, American baseball player
1982 Highlights

About November 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius