Tuesday March 02, 1982

US date format: 3/2/1982, UK date format: 2/3/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 2, 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 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 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 Kangaroo or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
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Events

  • Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru.
  • 60th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Bryan Trottier.

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Movies

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Parasite

Parasite

Directed by: Charles Band

Starring: Robert Glaudini, Demi Moore, Luca Bercovici, James Davidson

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Diner

Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

The New York Ripper

The New York Ripper

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Jack Hedley, Almanta Suska, Howard Ross, Andrea Occhipinti

A Question of Silence

A Question of Silence

Directed by: Marleen Gorris

Starring: Edda Barends, Nelly Frijda, Henriëtte Tol, Cox Habbema

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TV Series

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Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Cien días de Ana

Cien días de Ana

Mahô no purinsesu Minkî Momo

Mahô no purinsesu Minkî Momo

Days to next March 02

If March 02, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 7 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

Red Dragon

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A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened ?The Tooth Fairy.? Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

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RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

At Dawn We Slept by Gordon W. Prange

At Dawn We Slept

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At 7:53 a.m., December 7, 1941, America's national consciousness and confidence were rocked as the first wave of Japanese warplanes took aim at the U.S.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Leprechaun

Leprechaun

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Moppet Video,[1] Taiyo System

Devil Fish

Devil Fish

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Artic Electronics

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Demons to Diamonds

Demons to Diamonds

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 02, 1982?

On March 02, 1982 several famous people were born including, Élodie Bourgeois-Pin, Henrik Lundqvist, Ashley Fires.

Which famous people died on March 02, 1982?

Famous people died on March 02, 1982 include, Philip K Dick, Philip K[indred] Dick.

What was the number one song in March 02, 1982?

The number one song in the week of March 02, 1982 was Centerfold by The J. Geils Band in US and The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit in UK.

What were the top hits on March 02, 1982?

The top hits on March 02, 1982 were Centerfold by The J. Geils Band, Open Arms by Journey, I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in US and The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit, Seven Tears by Goombay Dance Band, Mickey by Toni Basil in UK.


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