Wednesday March 31, 1982

US date format: 3/31/1982, UK date format: 31/3/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 31, 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 Ambroise Michel and Judi Shekoni. In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 River Rescue or 3D Tanx.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
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Events

  • Rock group Doobie Brothers split up.
  • Arkas tanker at Montz, Louisiana, spills 1.47 million gallons of oil.
  • The U.S. Gold Commission issues its 227-page report to Congress. It recommends that Treasury issue gold bullion coins, tentatively called American Eagles.

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Movies

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Starstruck

Starstruck

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

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

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

Rough Justice

Rough Justice

Days to next March 31

If March 31, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 5 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Alien Garden

Alien Garden

Platform: Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action, stategy

Publisher: Epyx

Cannonball Blitz

Cannonball Blitz

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

River Rescue

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

3D Tanx

3D Tanx

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: dk'tronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 31, 1982?

On March 31, 1982 several famous people were born including, Ambroise Michel, Judi Shekoni, David Poisson (alpine skier).

Which famous people died on March 31, 1982?

Famous people died on March 31, 1982 include, Fritz Eberhard.

What was the number one song in March 31, 1982?

The number one song in the week of March 31, 1982 was I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts in US and My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz in UK.

What were the top hits on March 31, 1982?

The top hits on March 31, 1982 were I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Open Arms by Journey, We Got The Beat by Go-Go's in US and My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz, Seven Tears by Goombay Dance Band, Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder in UK.


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