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Monday 29 March 1982

1982-03-29

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Cat People

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard

Country: United States

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The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Porky's

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Laurianne Deniaud: French politician, the President of the Young Socialist Movement (MJS) from November 2009 to November 2011, then national secretary of the PS, Councillor to François Hollande during the presidential election and François Lamy's chief of staff until November 2013.
  • Hideaki Takizawa: Japanese actor and singer (Tackey & Tsubasa).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Walter Hallstein: German academic and politician 1st President of the European Commission (d. 1982).
  • Rudy Bond: Actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68.
  • Nathan Twining: American general (d. 1982).
  • Carl Orff: German composer and musical educator, who was known for his teaching of music with the aid of percussion instruments in group performances.
Facts:
  • 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
  • 54th Academy Awards - Chariots of Fire, Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
  • Delhi 707 beats Karnataka 705 on first innings to win Ranji Trophy.
  • The Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
  • Second Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nuclear War -- Mar. 29, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8790
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Central America -- Mar. 22, 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 ?

Battle Cross

Platform: Arcade Game MSX

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Omori Electric

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Dunzhin

Dunzhin

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Jack the Giantkiller

Jack the Giantkiller

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

Quantum

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Skill

Publisher: Atari

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Shark! Shark!

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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