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Saturday 20 November 1982

1982-11-20

It was Saturday, 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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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 20 November 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Artwork by Nigel Holmes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8824
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Catalogues -- Nov. 8, 1982

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 ?

Cosmic Chasm

Cosmic Chasm

Platform: Vectrex, Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Demon Attack

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Odyssey², PC Booter, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A, TRS-80.

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Imagic

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Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Legionnaire

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

Genre: strategy, real-time tactics

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo


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