Saturday March 06, 1982

US date format: 3/6/1982, UK date format: 6/3/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 6, 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 Adrien Lemaître (TV host) . 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 Satan's Hollow.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In Ghana, - The National independence day.
  • Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
  • Saint Chrodegang
  • Saint Fridolin
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Events

  • Ayn Rand, Russian-born author-philosopher (The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged), dies in New York at age 77 (born 1905).
  • Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB).
  • NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee Bucks 171-166 (three overtime periods).

Famous Deaths

  • Ayn Rand: Russian-born American writer, author of...
  • : Dutch actor / writer (Beautiful...

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

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 06

If March 06, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 6 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Amidar

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Midway

Escape

Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software


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