What Happened on March 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Little Johnny Jones" opens & closes at Alvin Theater NYC
  • Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard

Film Premiere

Movie "Annie" directed by John Huston, starring Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney and Carol Burnett premieres

  • PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Jerry Pate shoots a final round 67 to win by 2 strokes over runners-up Scott Simpson and Brad Bryant
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Hill, American baseball player
  • Colin Turkington, British racing driver
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Harry H Corbett, British actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
  • King Pleasure [Clarence Beeks], American jazz singer and bebop vocalese master, dies at 59

About March 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Love Rock 'N Roll - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • UK #1 Song: Seven Tears - Goombay Dance Band