What Happened on November 5, 1982

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)

Gone Troppo

George Harrison releases "Gone Troppo", his tenth solo album

Famous Deaths

  • Gerarda "Gerda" Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA), dies
  • Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, American novelist (Dictee), raped and murdered at 31

About November 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker And Jennifer Warnes
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club