Monday March 22, 1982
US date format: 3/22/1982, UK date format: 22/3/1982
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 22, 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 Constance Wu and Enrico Gasparotto.
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.
Conan the Barbarian, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982
while Noble House by James Clavell 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 Night Stalker or Sea Dragon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 22, 1982?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
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- Iran offensive against Iraq.
- Third Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 3 launched.
- NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center on its third mission, STS-3.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 22, 1982?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'N Roll
- Journey - Open Arms
- Go-Go's - We Got The Beat
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Air Supply - Sweet Dreams
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- The J. Geils Band - Centerfold
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
Top #5 songs in the UK
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