Friday 19 March 1982
It was Friday, 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..
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Which were the important events of 19 March 1982 ?
- Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
- Saint Landoald
- Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
- Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
- Mojoday in Discordianism
- The swallows return to Mission San Juan Capistrano in California.
- The first day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Che'Vonne Burton: Miss Michigan Teen-USA (1997)/Miss Michigan-USA (2000).
- Benny Fine: YouTube Star.
- Jonathan Fanene: American football player.
- Brad Jones: Australian footballer.
- Matt Littler: English actor and director.
- Eduardo Saverin: Brazilian-American businessman co-founded Facebook
- Randy Rhoads: American musician.
- National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27.
- Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
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
- Journey - Open Arms
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Diana Ross - Mirror, Mirror
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
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