On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
NBA Small Forward
James Worthy

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

54th Academy Awards: "Chariots of Fire", Henry Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese artist

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86
  • 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