Tuesday March 16, 1982

US date format: 3/16/1982, UK date format: 16/3/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 16, 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 Vincent Cerutti and Brian Wilson (baseball). In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. The Man from Snowy River, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sharp Shot or BurgerTime.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
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Events

  • In Newport, Rhode Island, Claus von Bnlow is found guilty of the attempted murder of his wife.
  • An Argentine scrap metal dealer raises the Argentine flag in South Georgia.
  • Mary Whitehouse's private prosecution of ''The Romans in Britain'' collapses.

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Movies

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The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Country: United States of America

Banana Joe

Banana Joe

Directed by: Steno

Starring: Bud Spencer, Marina Langner, Mario Scarpetta, Gianfranco Barra

Paradise

Paradise

Directed by: Stuart Gillard

Starring: Willie Aames, Phoebe Cates, Tuvia Tavi, Richard Curnock

Country: United States of America

Deathtrap

Deathtrap

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth

Parasite

Parasite

Directed by: Charles Band

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

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TV Series

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Los gozos y las sombras

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

Middletown

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

Flashback

Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Days to next March 16

If March 16, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 6 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Witness To Power by John Ehrlichman

Witness To Power

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Witness to Power: The Nixon Years

The I Love New York Diet by Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

The I Love New York Diet

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Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex

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Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dig Dug

Dig Dug

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari, Inc.

Mr. F. Lea

Mr. F. Lea

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Pacific Novelty

Sharp Shot

Sharp Shot

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

Arcadia

Arcadia

Platform: VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64,[1] Dragon 32

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East Bally Midway


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