Tuesday March 23, 1982

US date format: 3/23/1982, UK date format: 23/3/1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 23, 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 Werner Heel and Los . 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 Executive Suite or Pooyan.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
  • Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
  • Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
  • Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
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Events

  • Guatemala military coup under General Rios Montt, President Romeo Lucas flees.
  • Guatemala's government, headed by Fernando Romeo Lucas Garcia is overthrown in a military coup by right-wing General Efrain Rios Montt.

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Famous Deaths

  • : first artificial heart recipient (Born...
  • : Italian Author (Casa della vita), dies...

Movies

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Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman

Country: United States of America

Angel

Angel

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

Cat People

Cat People

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States of America

Some Kind of Hero

Some Kind of Hero

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox

Silent Rage

Silent Rage

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem

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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 23

If March 23, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 6 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 27 days.
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Books

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Noble House by James Clavell

Noble House

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The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

A Mother And Two Daughters by Gail Godwin

A Mother And Two Daughters

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"A big, entertaining novel...Rich in character and place and humanity...Gail Godwin is a wonderful writer."THE BOSTON GLOBEAt the death of Leonard Strickland, beloved Southern gentleman, husband and father, his family is

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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 Green Desire by Anton Myrer

A Green Desire

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Two brothers, as different as night and day: one, charming and ruthless, buys his way into Harvard, Wall Street, and high society; the other brother remains by his mother's side and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Life simulation involving managerial skills

Publisher: Armonk Corporation

Bump 'n' Jump

Bump 'n' Jump

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Data East, Bally Midway, Vic Tokai (NES)

Pooyan

Pooyan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Color Computer 2. Commodore 64, MSX, Apple II, Famicom, Tandy TRS-80, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Konami (JPN) Stern (NA)

Gravitar

Gravitar

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Escape

Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software


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