March 6th, 1982, fell on a Saturday. It was day 65 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
38 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since March 6th, 1982.
On This Date
Events that occurred on March 6th, 1982:
Ayn Rand passes away.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 6th, 1982:
United States: Centerfold - J. Geils Band
United Kingdom: A Town Called Malice / Precious - Jam
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "On Golden Pond" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 6th, 1982 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Centerfold by J. Geils Band is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, A Town Called Malice / Precious by Jam is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie On Golden Pond is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing jelly shoes, turtleneck sweaters, loose high-waist pants, crop tops and puffer jackets lined with fur. Meanwhile, men have been ditching the disco look of the 70s in favor of athletic clothing such as tracksuits and sports jerseys. The "preppy" look has also been making a comeback.
Because it's 1982, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Survivor, Men at Work, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Dexys Midnight Runners, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder. People are watching popular TV shows such as "M*A*S*H", "Quincy, M.E.", "The Love Boat" and "The Incredible Hulk". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Asteroids", "Pac-Man" and "Missile Command".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Mork & Mindy", "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Smurfs". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Big Jim (action figure)", "Hungry Hungry Hippos" and "Simon (memory game)".
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 March 6th, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Willie Nelson - "Always on My Mind"
"Always on My Mind" by Willie Nelson would go on to win a Grammy for 1982's Song of the Year.
"Gandhi" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1982.
Who were the best football players in 1982?
In 1982, the best soccer players were Paolo Rossi, Alain Giresse, Zbigniew Boniek, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Bruno Conti, Rinat Dasayev, Pierre Littbarski, Dino Zoff, Michel Platini and Bernd Schuster.
Who were the best NBA players in 1982?
The best NBA players in 1982 were Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Julius Erving, George Gervin and Gus Williams.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
38 years, 11 months and 22 days have passed since March 6th, 1982.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1982.
Leap Year: 1982 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 6th, 1982, will be 38 years of age.
People born in 1982 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 384220800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 6th, 1982:
February 15th, 1982: 84 crew members die when the offshore drilling rig "Ocean Ranger" sinks during a storm.
February 27th, 1982: Wayne Williams is convicted for his role in the Atlanta murders of 1979-81.
This date: March 6th, 1982
March 9th, 1982: Charles Haughey becomes the new Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland..
March 19th, 1982: Heavy Metal guitarist Randy Rhoads dies in a plane crash in Florida.
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 6th, 1982?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 6th, 1982 was probably conceived around the 27th of May, 1981. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 6th, 1982 is the 14th of December, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 6th, 1982.
14,239 days have passed since this date.
1,230,249,600 seconds have passed since the March 6th, 1982.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,435,291,200 times.
Since March 6th, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 634,808,793,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 205,041,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 105,801,466 steps. That's about 47,023 miles!
Since this date, 14,762,995 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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