Monday March 01, 1982
US date format: 3/1/1982, UK date format: 1/3/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 1, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Kim Min-hee and Leryn Franco.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band.
In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits.
Parasite, directed by Charles Band, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Remembrance by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Flashback.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ali Baba and 40 Thieves or Q*bert.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 01, 1982?
- Saint Eudoxia
- Self Injury Awareness Day
- Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
- Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
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- 5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
- Frank Sargeson: New Zealand writer (Born 1903).
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 01, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Journey - Open Arms
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)
- Diana Ross - Mirror, Mirror
- Dan Fogelberg - Leader Of The Band
- Little River Band - Take It Easy On Me
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Diana Ross - Mirror Mirror
- Skyy - Call Me
- Smokey Robinson - Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I
- Bobby Womack - If You Think You're Lonely
- Aurra - Make Up Your Mind
- Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love
- The Time - Cool (Part 1)
- Lakeside - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Luther Vandross - Don't You Know That?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 01If March 01, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 6 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?