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Tuesday 6 July 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christopher Kane and Brandon Jacobs. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. TRON, directed by Steven Lisberger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong Jr. or Great Britain Ltd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1982 or at July 06 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

TRON

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

Country: United States

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The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Firefox

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

Bird of Prey

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jeremy Child, Nigel Davenport

Country: United Kingdom

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Icebound in the Antarctic

Written by: Christopher Ralling

Directed by: Martyn Friend

Starring: Raymond Adamson, Todd Armstrong, Anthony Bate, Howard Bell

Country: United Kingdom

Q.E.D.

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

Country: United States

Police Squad!

Written by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 July 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A lunar eclipse (umbral duration 236 min and total duration 106 min, the longest of the 20th century) occurs.
  • Pan Am Flight 759 (Boeing 727) crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing all 146 on board and 8 on the ground.
  • Intruder Michael Fagan visits Elizabeth II in her bedroom for a chat.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Schultz -- July 5, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8804
  • Life: Raquel Welch in Bathing Suit

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 HOTEL NEW HAMPSHIRE follows the Berry family across two continents and through three hotels. Family members attract friends who substitute lust, violence, laughter and tears for the standard bourgeois components.

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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 ?

Centipede

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Bump 'n' Jump

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Data East, Bally Midway, Vic Tokai (NES)

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Donkey Kong Jr.

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Great Britain Ltd

Great Britain Ltd

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Simon Hessel

Money Munchers

Money Munchers

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost


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