On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1982

Historical Events

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ABC TV crime drama "T.J. Hooker" premieres, starring William Shatner

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Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (GBR)

Ice Dancer Christopher Dean
Ice Dancer
Christopher Dean
Ice Dancer Jayne Torvill
Ice Dancer
Jayne Torvill
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Copenhagen won by Baess & Thierbach (GDR)

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Men's Figure Skating Champions in Copenhagen won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

Figure Skater Scott Hamilton
Figure Skater
Scott Hamilton
  • 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, American composer, dies at 64
  • Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed
1982 Highlights

About March 13, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces