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March 13th, 1982...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by J. Geils Band

In the UK:
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight"
by Tight Fit
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Paul Volcker

(TIME Cover: March the 8th, 1982)

 Famous people born on the 13th of March:

1615 - Pope Innocent XII (d. 1700)
1741 - Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1790)
1855 - Percival Lowell, American astronomer (d. 1916)
1911 - L. Ron Hubbard, American author (d. 1986)
1913 - William Casey, American Central Intelligence Agency director (d. 1987)
1914 - Edward O'Hare, American pilot (d. 1943)
1949 - Julia Migenes, American soprano

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1982

Gabriel García Márquez

for his novels and short stories, in which the fantastic and the realistic are combined in a richly composed world of imagination, reflecting a continent's life and conflicts


Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1982 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1982

directed by Richard Attenborough
with Ben Kingsley (Mahatma Gandhi)

Designed in 1982

The Chairs, model no. 810A
by Richard Meier

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Bill Murray / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 350, August 20, 1981



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