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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 31, 1982?
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- 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.
- Fritz Eberhard: German journalist, anti-fascist and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 31, 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
- Olivia Newton-John - Make A Move On Me
- Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire - Titles
- The J. Geils Band - Freeze-Frame
- Rick Springfield - Don't Talk To Strangers
- Buckner & Garcia - Pac-Man Fever
- Bertie Higgins - Key Largo
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Stevie Wonder - That Girl
- Tom Tom Club - Genius Of Love
- Smokey Robinson - Tell Me Tomorrow - Part I
- Junior - Mama Used To Say
- Lakeside - I Want To Hold Your Hand
- Richard "Dimples" Fields - If It Ain't One Thing...It's Another
- Xavier - Work That Sucker To Death
- The Whispers - In The Raw
- Prince - Let's Work
- Atlantic Starr - Circles
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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.