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Friday 2 April 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 2, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Ferrer and Leyla Milani. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Print or Demon Attack.
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What the sky looked like on 2 April 1982

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Movies

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Starstruck

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

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Angel

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

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Cat People

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States

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Some Kind of Hero

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox

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Silent Rage

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem

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TV Series

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

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

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Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Brummkreisel

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Rough Justice

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Ferrer: Tennis Player.
  • Leyla Milani: Canadian actress and model.
  • Péroline Garino: French criminal accomplice, the girlfriend of Stéphane Krauth, convicted for being complicit in his rape, murder and incineration of 16-year-old schoolgirl Karine Schaaff on 22 July 2001 in Bitche, France.
  • Marco Amelia: Italian footballer.
  • Jeremy Bloom: American football player and skier.
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Facts:
  • Argentina seizes Malvinas (Falklands) Islands
  • Several thousand Argentine troops seize the disputed Falkland (Malvinas) Islands.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 02, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Lord God Made Them All

By: James Herriot

The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

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North And South

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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Fever

By: Robin Cook

Charles Martel is a brilliant cancer researcher who discovers that his own daughter is the victim of leukemia. The cause: a chemical plant conspiracy that not only promises to kill her,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Preppie!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International

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Blue Print

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bally Midway CBS Electronics [3]

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Quantum

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Skill

Publisher: Atari

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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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Realm of Nauga

Realm of Nauga

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (I)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spectral Associates[2] Chromasette[1]

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Charlotte's Web

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Annie

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Fun and Fancy Free

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