Saturday 20 March 1982
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Blood and Jose Moreira.
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.
Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Fever by Robin Cook 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 Shuttle or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 March 1982 ?
- Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
- Saint Alexandra
- Saint Herbert (died 687)
- Canberra Day
- Meat Out Day
- International Astrology Day
- New Year of Iranian Calendar: Norouz occurs on the vernal equinox.
- The second day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- The vernal equinox usually occurs on this day.
- Saint Wulfram (d.704)
- Nick Blood: TV Actor.
- Jose Moreira: Portuguese footballer.
- Nick Wheeler: American musician (The All-American Rejects).
- Terrence Duffin: Zimbabwean cricketer.
- Tomasz Kuszczak: Polish footballer.
- José Moreira: Portuguese footballer.
- Hendrik L van Beek: Dutch Vice-Admiral, dies at age 52.
- 1st-class debut of Richie Richardson, Leeward Islands vs. Barbados
- Rev A Treurnicht forms Conservative Party of South Africa
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1982 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Journey - Open Arms
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Diana Ross - Mirror, Mirror
- The Cars - Shake It Up
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
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