Syria: Islamists raise Aleppo for several days. Police repression left several hundred dead.
3rd of March :
Salvador: the first government junta is dissolved and replaced by a second junta in which the Christian Democratic Party (PDC) of José Napoleón Duarte participates.
Government of General Prem Tinsulanonda in Thailand (ended in 1988).
Formula 1: South African Grand Prix.March 4: Free elections in Southern Rhodesia won by Robert Mugabe's Patriotic Front.March 11:
Beginning of the Berber Spring in Algeria, during which the Berbers claim the officialization of the Tamazight language. Strikes and riots in Kabylia and Algiers.
Sir Julius Chan, leader of the People's Progress Party, becomes Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. Intervention on the island of Vanuatu to quell a revolt there. March 17 (Mali): student demonstrations against the regime of Moussa Traoré are violently repressed. The student leader Abdoul Karim Camara known as “Cabral” dies under torture. March 18: the United States reduces technology exports to the USSR and increases them to China. March 24: Civil war in El Salvador. The assassination by the army of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Msgr. Romero, an emblematic figure of the Church's commitment alongside the rebellious peasants, opens a civil war which will cause the death of 70,000 people in ten years. March 26: speech by Indira Gandhi: True Liberation of Women. March 27: start of the Eruption of Mount Saint Helens. March 28: economic crisis in Argentina. Bankruptcy of the first private bank in the country, the Banco de Intercambio Regional.
March 2: Sunny Lane, charming American actress.
March 5: Renan Luce, French singer and songwriter.
March 6: Mark Dalton, gay pornographic actor and American bodybuilder
March 9: Matthew Gray Gubler, American actor.
March 21st :
Deryck Whibley, lead singer of Sum 41
Ronaldinho, Brazilian footballer.
March 23: Asaf Avidan, Israeli author, composer and performer
March 27: Nicolas Duvauchelle, French actor.
March 2: Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz, 86, Polish writer and playwright (born February 20, 1894).
John Skeaping, English painter and sculptor (° June 9, 1901).
Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (° May 26, 1912).
March 6: Bishop Romero, whose assassination causes civil war in El Salvador.
March 18: Tamara de Lempicka, American painter of Polish origin.
March 26: Roland Barthes, French writer and critic.
March 29: Serge Kislakoff, French painter of Russian origin (° December 14, 1897).
March 30: Simone Breton, first wife of André Breton and personality of the Parisian surrealist group from 1921 to 1929 (° May 5, 1897).
March 31: Jesse Owens, American sprinter.
March 11, 1980
March 27, 1980
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