On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: "Mommie Dearest" wins

Sports History

44th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Georgetown, 63-62; Tar Heels' future Hall of Fame small forward James Worthy named Tournament Most Outstanding Player

  • Delhi 707 beat Karnataka 705 on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy

Famous Birthdays

  • Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese artist

Famous Deaths

  • "Fatty" George [Pressler], Austrian swing jazz clarinettist, dies of a heart attack at 54
  • Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86
  • Floyd "Guitar" Smith, American jazz and blues guitarist and record producer, dies at 65
  • Helene Deutsch [Rosenbach], Polish-American psychoanalyst, dies at 97
  • Nathan Farragut Twining, U.S. Air Force general, dies at 84
  • Ray Block, French orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan; Jackie Gleason), dies at 79
  • Rudy Bond, actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Walter Hallstein, W German politician (CDU, H-doctrine), dies at 80
1982 Highlights

About March 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries