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Sunday 1 August 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Orelsan and Syahrini . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amidar or Bagman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Starring: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Country: France

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

Bird of Prey

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Pink Floyd The Wall

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson

Country: United States

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Night Shift

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long

Country: United States

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The Last American Virgin

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Starring: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin

Country: United States

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Facts:
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
  • H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, and H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
  • Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

How To Make Love To A Woman

By: Michael Morgenstern

Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

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Late Innings

By: Roger Angell

Book by Angell, Roger

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The Man From St. Petersburg

By: Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

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RealSports Volleyball

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Bagman

Bagman

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Valadon Automation

Dungeons of Daggorath

Dungeons of Daggorath

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer, Dragon computer

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tandy Corporation

Serpentine

Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

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