March 18th, 1982, fell on a Thursday. It was day 77 of 1982. The decade was the 1980s.
38 years, 6 months and 3 days have passed since March 18th, 1982.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 18th, 1982:
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The date is March 18th, 1982 and it's a Thursday. 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, The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Little House on the Prairie", "Mork & Mindy", "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Trapper John, M.D.". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Lunar Lander", "Asteroids" and "Missile Command". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Sesame Street", "Happy Days" and "Diff'rent Strokes".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Hungry Hungry Hippos", "Simon (memory game)" and "Monchhichi / Chicaboo".
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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.
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.
"The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
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.
"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.
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"Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Mork & Mindy" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Sesame Street" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"
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