What Happened on March 24, 1982

Historical Events

  • US sub Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Hart, American baseball player
  • Dustin McGowan, American baseball player
  • Eddie Peng, Taiwanese born Canadian actor (The Great Wall), born in Penghu, Taiwan
  • Nivea [Hamilton], American pop singer ("Laundromat"; "Don't Mess With My Man"), born in Savannah, Georgia
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Goodman Ace, American writer, radio presenter, actor and humorist (Better of Goodman), dies at 83
1982 Highlights

About March 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 5 months and 28 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