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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

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The Man from Snowy River

The Man from Snowy River

Release year: 1982

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Country: United States of America

Deathtrap

Deathtrap

Release year: 1982

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Michael Caine, Christopher Reeve, Dyan Cannon, Irene Worth

Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian

Release year: 1982

Directed by: John Milius

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

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1982?
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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.

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.”

Teenage Romance by Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex

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Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

Happy To Be Here by Garrison Keillor

Happy To Be Here

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“Keillor’s best stuff is clean (in the sense that lines are clean), down to earth, exquisitely good-hearted, highly ludicrous, and as labored as nitrous oxide….