What Happened on March 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (GBR)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess & Thierbach (GDR)
  • Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

TV drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres on US's ABC network starring William Shatner

  • Worlds Ladies' Figure Skating Champs in Copenhagen won by Elaine Zayak (USA) who lands 6 triple jumps

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeremy Curl, British explorer, first non-African to cross the Tanezrouft area of the Sahara without motorized transport, born in Tokyo
  • Nicole Ohlde, American basketball player, born in Clay Center, Kansas

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
  • Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed