2nd of April, 1982

The 2nd of April, 1982, fell on a Friday. Day 92 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 2nd of April, 1982:

  • The Falklands War begins.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of April, 1982:

  • United States: I Love Rock 'n Roll - Joan Jett & Blackhearts
  • United Kingdom: Seven Tears - Goombay Dance Band

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Porky's" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 2nd of April, 1982.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1982.

    "The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.

  • 1982 in movies.

    Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.

  • 1982 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.

  • Falklands War

    The Falklands War is occurring between Argentina and the United Kingdom.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of April:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 37 years, 8 months and 13 days have passed since the 2nd of April, 1982.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1982.
  • Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1982, will be 37 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 386550000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of April, 1982:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of April, 1982, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1982 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of April, 1982 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 2nd of April, 1982.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of April, 1982 was probably conceived around the 23rd of June, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of April, 1982 is the 10th of January, 1983. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of April

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of April:

  • 2nd of April, 1974: French president Georges Pompidou dies of cancer.
  • 2nd of April, 2005: Pope John Paul II passes away.
  • 2nd of April, 2015: A mass shooting at the Garissa University College in Kenya results in 148 deaths.
  • 2nd of April, 1989: WrestleMania V: Hulk Hogan defeats "Macho Man" Randy Savage at the Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  • 2nd of April, 1995: WrestleMania XI: Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • 2nd of April, 2000: WrestleMania 2000: Triple H retains his title after winning in a four-way elimination match against The Rock, The Big Show and Mick Foley.
  • 2nd of April, 2004: Hellboy (2004) is released.
  • 2nd of April, 2006: WrestleMania 22: John Cena defeats Triple H at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
  • 2nd of April, 2009: The TV show "ER" comes to an end after nearly fifteen years.
  • 2nd of April, 2010: Clash of the Titans (2010) is released in cinemas.
  • 2nd of April, 2010: Wrestler Chris Kanyon commits suicide.
  • 2nd of April, 2018: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan announce that they are separating.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
  • The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
  • Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of April, 1982.

  • 13,770 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,189,731,600 seconds have passed since the 2nd of April, 1982.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,388,020,200 times.
  • Since the 2nd of April, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 613,901,505,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 198,288,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,316,918 steps. That's about 45,474 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,276,779 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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