What Happened on November 7, 1982

Historical Events

Theatrical Finale

Revival of Alex Bradford, Vinnette Carroll, and Micki Grant's "Your Arms are Too Short to Box With God", based on the Bible's Book of Matthew, and featuring Al Green and Patti LaBelle, closes at Alvin Theatre, NYC. after 69 performances

  • Turkey adopts constitution

Famous Divorces

Elizabeth Taylor

English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor's 7th divorce from American politician John Warner, after almost 6 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71

About November 7, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 10 months and 16 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: I Don't Wanna Dance - Eddy Grant