Tuesday 2 March 1982
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Nugent and Kevin Kuranyi.
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.
Diner, directed by Barry Levinson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Police Squad!.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pengo or Log Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 March 1982 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Mike Nugent: American football player (New York Jets).
- Kevin Kuranyi: German footballer.
- Henrik Lundqvist: Hockey Player.
- Ben Roethlisberger: American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Jade Galbraith: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru.
- 60th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Bryan Trottier.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1982 ?
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
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