What Happened on March 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • Detroit Pistons play the Chicago Bulls, with final score of Detroit 152 to Chicago 144 and Detroit having 20 blocked shots
  • Failed military coup under Rambocus and Hawker in Suriname
  • Harrison Williams (Sen-D-NJ) resigns rather than face expulsion
  • US boycotts Libyan crude oil
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Anderson, Major League Baseball player
  • Hasan Raza, cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)
  • Lindsey McKeon, American actress

Thora Birch (41 years old)

American actress (American Beauty, Ghost World), born in Los Angeles, California

Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55
  • Horace Gregory, American poet, dies at 83

About March 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Centerfold - The J. Geils Band
  • UK #1 Song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Tight Fit