Monday 22 March 1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Piá and Enrico Gasparotto.
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 Bachelor Party or Escape From the Mindmaster.
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1982 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Piá : Brazilian footballer.
- Enrico Gasparotto: Italian cyclist.
- Michael Janyk: Canadian skier.
- Kyle Kingsbury: American mixed martial artist.
- 3rd Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched
- Iran offensive against Iraq.
- Third Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched.
- NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center on its third mission, STS-3.
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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
- Journey - Open Arms
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
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