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Tuesday 2 February 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 2, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Luci Victoria and Katya Santos. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Cujo by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snake Byte or 1K ZX Chess.
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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1982

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

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

Country: United States

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Making Love

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

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Cannery Row

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae

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The Beast Within

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon

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Night Crossing

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Starring: John Hurt, Jane Alexander, Doug McKeon, Keith McKeon

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Directed by: Britt Napier

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Let There Be Love

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De película

Starring: Isabel Mestres, Emilio Linder

Country: Spain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1982 ?

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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  • Late Night with David Letterman premieres on NBC
  • San Diego beats Miami 41-38 in OT after blowing a 24-0 lead
  • Government troops and Muslim-fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria.
  • The Hama massacre begins in Syria.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 02, 1982 - Geocentric view

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


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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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

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By: Albert Goldman


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By: Gail Sheehy

Examines--through personal case histories, analysis, and examples--creative, original, and expansive ways to effectively overcome the crises of adult life by drawing on one's own inner resources

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Snake Byte

Snake Byte

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sirius Software

1K ZX Chess

1K ZX Chess

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: Turn-based strategy



Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Grand Prix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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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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