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Thursday 2 December 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicola Tappenden and Michelle Banzer. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. The Verdict, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Atlantic High by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Powerhouse. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Box cover of Atari 2600 port or Serpentine.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 December 1982

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Movies

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

The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

Country: United States

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Sophie's Choice

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Country: United States

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48 Hrs.

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole, Frank McRae

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges, Raymond Burr

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty, Scott Schwartz

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Powerhouse

Starring: Michael Mack, Domenica Galati, Michael Wikes, Jason Kravits

Country: United States

Een stor familie

Campeão

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • David Blue: rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at age 41.
  • Marty Feldman: British comedian, writer and actor (Born 1933).
Facts:
  • 1st permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with Jarvic-7 heart
  • At the University of Utah, 61-year-old retired dentist Barney Clark becomes the first person to receive a permanent artificial heart (he will live for 112 days with the device).

Magazine Covers

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Sport Games on 2 December 1982

NFL
American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Los Angeles Rams : 30 - 24
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Books

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

Atlantic High

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Atlantic High is ostensibly the tale of Buckley's 1980 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, a recond of Buckley's meditations on the pleasures of sailing and the importance of good company.

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Attorney Michael Atwood, divorced father of two, joins with divorcee Cat Holzman to help Gale Murray, a deeply troubled boy trapped by his parents, the law, and despair

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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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Master of the Game

By: Sidney Sheldon

WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Entombed

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: US Games

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The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

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Serpentine

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Home videos

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

Annie

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Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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