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Wednesday 27 January 1982

1982-01-27

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough 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 ?

Immagini di un convento

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Paola Senatore, Marina Hedman, Paola Maiolini

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

West Country Tales

Starring: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings

Country: United Kingdom

The Computer Programme

Starring: Chris Serle, Ian McNaught-Davis, Gill Nevill

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Iris Korn: Actress (Widder-Palmerstown USA), dies at 60.
Facts:
  • Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat opens at Royale NYC for 747 performances
  • Mauno Koivisto installed as President of Finland
  • Philadelphia Phillies trade Larry Bowa and Ryne Sandberg to Chicago Cubs for Ivan DeJesus.
  • West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win World Series Cup.
  • Roberto S Cordova installed as President of Honduras.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Montana -- Jan. 25, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8780
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Video Games -- Jan. 18, 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 ?

Bolo

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Action (4-directional scroller)

Publisher: Synergistic Software

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Chopper Command

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

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

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Money Munchers

Money Munchers

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Spider Fighter

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Activision

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