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Sunday 3 January 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jack Pattillo and Peter Clarke. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Price iz radionice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey Escape or Name This Game Octopus.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Neighbors

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker

Country: United States

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Over the Edge

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Matt Dillon, Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig

Country: United States

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Taps

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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Reds

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Airline

Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom

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Laugh Trax

Starring: Jim Fisher, Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius, Jim Staahl

Country: United States

:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Louisiana Cookin'

Starring: Justin Wilson

Country: United States

On Safari

Starring: Christopher Biggins, Gillian Taylforth

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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The Hotel New Hampshire

By: John Irving

“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

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Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Cujo

By: Stephen King

The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique

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Dunzhin

Dunzhin

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

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Name This Game Octopus

Name This Game Octopus

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games (USA) Carrere Video Distribution (Europe)

Salmon Run

Salmon Run

Platform: Atari 8-bit (original) VIC-20

Genre: action

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange Showcase Software


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