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 Élodie Bourgeois-Pin and Henrik Lundqvist.
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 An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Flashback.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Ark or Salmon Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 March 1982
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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.
- Élodie Bourgeois-Pin
- Henrik Lundqvist: Hockey Player.
- Ashley Fires
- Jade Galbraith: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Mike Nugent: American football player (New York Jets).
- Corey Webster: American football player.
- Kevin Kurányi: German footballer.
- Kevin Kuranyi: German footballer.
- Ben Roethlisberger: American football player (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru.
- 60th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Bryan Trottier.
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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
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
- Cool (Part 1) - The Time
- Lakeside - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Luther Vandross - Don't You Know That?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?