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November 4th, 1982.

November 4th, 1982, was a Thursday. It was day 308 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.

38 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since November 4th, 1982.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

On this day.

What happened on November 4th, 1982?

  • American actress Dominique Dunne is murdered her ex-boyfriend.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 4th, 1982.

  • United States: Who Can It Be Now - Men at Work
  • United Kingdom: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "First Blood" was at the top of the box office on November 4th, 1982.

Take me back to November 4th, 1982!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 4th, 1982 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Who Can It Be Now by Men at Work is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie First Blood is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing jelly shoes, turtleneck sweaters, loose high-waist pants, crop tops and puffer jackets lined with fur. Meanwhile, men have been ditching the disco look of the 70s in favor of athletic clothing such as tracksuits and sports jerseys. The "preppy" look has also been making a comeback. Because it's 1982, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Survivor, Men at Work, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Dexys Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Quincy, M.E.", "Taxi", "Trapper John, M.D." and "Family Ties". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Asteroids", "Galaxian" and "Pac-Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street" and "Diff'rent Strokes".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Simon (memory game), Speak & Spell, Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine and Rubik's Cube.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 4th, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War.

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • 1982 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • 1982 in movies.

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.

  • Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind".

    "Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.

  • Gandhi.

    "Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.

  • Who were the best football players in 1982?

    In 1982, the best soccer players were Paolo Rossi, Alain Giresse, Zbigniew Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bruno Conti, Rinat Dasayev, Pierre Littbarski, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini and Bernd Schuster.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1982?

    The best NBA players in 1982 were Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, George Gervin and Gus Williams.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 38 years, 6 months and 2 days have passed since November 4th, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 44 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 4th, 1982, will be 38 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1982 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 405216000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 4th, 1982.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 4th, 1982, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 4th, 1982 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of early 1980s fashion.

Photographs of early 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.

Kid's TV shows on November 4th, 1982.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1982.

  • Danger Mouse
  • The Smurfs
  • Cockleshell Bay
  • Diff'rent Strokes
  • Happy Days
  • Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
  • Sesame Street
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • Captain Kangaroo

Popular toys and games in 1982.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1982.

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • The Commodore 64
  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Simon (memory game)
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • The Atari 2600
  • Lego Technic
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Magna Doodle
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
  • Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
  • Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
  • Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
  • Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
  • Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 4th of November.

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on November 4th, 1982.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 4th, 1982.

Irish Taoiseach.

Charles Haughey was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 4th, 1982 was most likely conceived around the 25th of January, 1982.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 4th, 1982 is close to the 14th of August, 1983.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 4th, 1982.

  • A total of 14,064 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,009 weeks have passed.
  • 1,215,126,000 seconds have passed since the November 4th, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,417,647,000 times.
  • Since November 4th, 1982, the earth has travelled approximately 627,005,016,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 202,521,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 104,500,836 steps. That's about 46,445 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,581,512 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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