On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1982

Historical Events

Film and TV Awards

8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field & Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)

Actress Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
Actress Sally Field
Sally Field
Actor Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
  • Saleem Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
  • Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
  • The United States places an embargo on Libyan petroleum imports because of their support of terrorist groups.
  • Travis Jackson & Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame

Historic Event

US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Katharine Isabelle, Canadian actress
  • Timo Glock, German racing car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Minoru Shirota, Japanese microbiologist and founder of the Yakult Honsha beverage company, dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About March 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces