Sunday 21 March 1982
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jocie Kok and Anni Dewani.
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 The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frenzy or Q*bert.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 March 1982 ?
- Blessed Clementia of Hohenberg
- World Poetry Day - by UNESCO.
- St. Nicholas of Flue
- Astrology: First day of star sign Aries.
- China: Chunfen.
- Harmony Day in Australia.
- World Down Syndrome Day
- Earth Day.
- Ostara - Neopagan festival of Ostara.
- Bah�'f Faith - End of the 19-day sunrise-to-sunset.fast.
- Saints Philemon and Domnin
- The third day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- Iranian New Year's Day (Norouz): (also celebrated in many other countries of Asia) Iranian calendar.
- Traditional date of vernal equinox, used for reckoning Easter. The real equinox usually occurs one day earlier.
- South Africa: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
- Benito Ju�rez Day, a Fiesta Patria in Mexico.
- Namibia: Independence Day.
- Japan: Vernal Equinox Day (public holiday).
- Egypt: Mother's Day
- New Year of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Jocie Kok: Chinese-Singaporean singer.
- Anni Dewani: Swedish woman who was kidnapped on her honeymoon and murdered in Gugulethu township near Cape Town on 13 November 2010.
- Yandy Smith: Reality Star.
- Ylvisaker: Comedian.
- Santino Fontana: Stage Actor.
- Maria Camerin: Italian tennis player
- Ejegayehu Dibaba: Ethiopian runner
- Aaron Hill: American baseball player
- Jocie Kwok: Chinese-Singaporean singer
- Ermal Mamaqi: Albanian actor singer and DJ
- Colin Turkington: Northern Irish race car driver
- Harry H Corbett: Brits actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57.
- Little Johnny Jones opens and closes at Alvin Theater, New York City
- Movie Annie premieres
- Nancy Lopez wins LPGA J&B Scotch Pro-Am Golf Tournament.
- Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard.
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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