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Friday 12 November 1982

1982-11-12

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. The Last Unicorn, directed by Jules Bass, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Last Unicorn

Directed by: Jules Bass

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States

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Still of the Night

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Creepshow

Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau

Country: United States

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The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan

Country: United States

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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mikele Leigertwood: English footballer.
  • William Gustafson: American homicide victim, murdered by drowning 12/01/1987 at age five, along with his eight-year-old sister Aligail, allegedly by LaPlante.
  • Anne Hathaway: American actress, has starred in dramatic films such as Havoc and Brokeback Mountain, in 2005.
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Facts:
  • USSR KGB-chief Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as USSR leader

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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 ?

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

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Pengo

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Rocky's Boots

Platform: Apple II, CoCo, Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Snake Byte

Snake Byte

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sirius Software


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