Friday March 19, 1982

US date format: 3/19/1982, UK date format: 19/3/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 19, 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 Nicole Ferroni and Malin Olsson. 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 Witness To Power by John Ehrlichman 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 Space Defender or Fort Apocalypse.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
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Events

  • National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27.
  • Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.

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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

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 19

If March 19, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 6 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 21 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?

Football Manager (series)

Football Manager (series)

Platform: Football Manager: TRS-80, ZX80/ZX81, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric-1/Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Commodore VIC-20, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 16/Plus/4, MSX, PC, At

Genre: Sports game Business simulation

Publisher: Addictive Games

Cannonball Blitz

Cannonball Blitz

Platform: Apple II, TI-99/4A, VIC-20

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Space Defender

Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

Ms. Pac-Man

Ms. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing; JP Namco

Fort Apocalypse

Fort Apocalypse

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software


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