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Tuesday 5 October 1982

1982-10-05

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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Le brasier ardent

Directed by: Ivan Mozzhukhin

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Nicolas Koline

Country: United States

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom

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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Tales of the Gold Monkey

Written by: Donald P. Bellisario

Starring: Stephen Collins, Jeff MacKay, Marta DuBois, John Calvin

Country: United States

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Tom, Dick and Harriet

Starring: Lionel Jeffries, Ian Ogilvy, Brigit Forsyth

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1982 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st New Jersey Devils game, tie the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
  • Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed President of Bolivia
  • Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, New Mexico.
  • Chicago Tylenol murders: Johnson & Johnson initiates a nationwide product recall in the United States for all products in its Tylenol brand after several bottles in Chicago are found to have been laced with cyanide, resulting in seven deaths.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1982?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ariel Sharon -- Oct. 4, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8818
  • Life: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Books

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

An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

A great example of a prolific writer's skill

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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 ?

Adventures of Tron

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Donkey Kong Jr.

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Haunted House

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, Survival horror

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

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