Wednesday 17 March 1982
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits.
Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while North And South by John Jakes was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1982 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Steven Pienaar: South African footballer.
- 4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Journey - Open Arms
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Diana Ross - Mirror, Mirror
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?