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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 23, 1982?
- 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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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 23, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?