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Friday 1 October 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Haruna Babangida and Aleksandar Đuričić. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Space Cobra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demon Attack or Escape from Rungistan.
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 30 days ?

Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Tom, Dick and Harriet

Starring: Lionel Jeffries, Ian Ogilvy, Brigit Forsyth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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Le brasier ardent

Directed by: Ivan Mozzhukhin

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Nicolas Koline

Country: United States

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Sony launches the first consumer compact disc player (model CDP-101).
  • EPCOT Center opens, at Walt Disney World in Florida. It has two main sections, Future World, and World Showcase. It cost more than US$1.2 billion to build.
  • Helmut Kohl replaces Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor of Germany through a Constructive Vote of No Confidence.

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Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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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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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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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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Escape from Rungistan

Escape from Rungistan

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Sirius Software

Shamus

Platform: Atari 8-bit, VIC-20, Commodore 64, IBM PC, TI-99 4A, TRS-80 Color Computer, Game Boy Color

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Coleco

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