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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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.

But much more happened on March 1982: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1982?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1982 5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • 02 Mar 1982 Terror group "The Illuminated Path" frees 260 prisoners in Peru.
  • 03 Mar 1982 US Senate begins debate on expulsion of Senator Harrison Williams (Democrat-New Jersey).
  • 05 Mar 1982 Gaylord Perry (with 297 wins) signs with Seattle Mariners.
  • 06 Mar 1982 Ayn Rand, Russian-born author-philosopher (The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged), dies in New York at age 77 (born 1905).
  • 07 Mar 1982 NCAA Tournament Selection televised live for first time.
  • 09 Mar 1982 The United States places an embargo on Libyan oil imports, alleging Libyan support for terrorist groups.
  • 10 Mar 1982 President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
  • 11 Mar 1982 Failed military coup under Rambocus / Hawker in Suriname
  • 12 Mar 1982 PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on Nightline
  • 13 Mar 1982 Elaine Zayak, lands 6 triple jumps to win world skating championship
  • 14 Mar 1982 Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic.
  • 15 Mar 1982 Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
  • 16 Mar 1982 In Newport, Rhode Island, Claus von Bnlow is found guilty of the attempted murder of his wife.
  • 17 Mar 1982 4 Dutch TV crew members shot dead in El Salvador
  • 19 Mar 1982 National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27.
  • 21 Mar 1982 Little Johnny Jones opens and closes at Alvin Theater, New York City
  • 22 Mar 1982 Iran offensive against Iraq.
  • 23 Mar 1982 Guatemala military coup under General Rios Montt, President Romeo Lucas flees.
  • 24 Mar 1982 US submarine Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia.
  • 25 Mar 1982 Wayne Gretzky becomes first NHL player to score 200 points in a season.
  • 26 Mar 1982 Ground-breaking in Washington, DC for Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • 27 Mar 1982 Best Little Whorehouse... closes at 46th St. NYC after 1577 performances
  • 28 Mar 1982 12th Easter Seal Telethon raises US$19,500,000.
  • 29 Mar 1982 54th Academy Awards - Chariots of Fire, Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
  • 30 Mar 1982 Third space shuttle mission - Columbia 3 lands at White Sands New Mexico.
  • 31 Mar 1982 Rock group Doobie Brothers split up.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson

Starring: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, Karen Morley, Osgood Perkins

Country: United States of America

Withnail & I

Withnail & I

Directed by: Bruce Robinson

Starring: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1982?
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How To Make Love To A Man by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To A Man

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ASK ANY MAN. If you can get him to admit it, he'll probably tell you that he would like to be made love to almost as much as being a

Cujo by Stephen King

Cujo

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The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

No Time For Tears

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No Time for Tears

The Dean'S December by Saul Bellow

The Dean'S December

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Albert Corde is a professor of journalism and dean of students at a Chicago university. He and his wife, Minna, travel to Bucharest, Romania, where Minna's mother has suffered a stroke.

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions: