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Tuesday 2 February 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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. Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ramón y Cajal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snake Byte or 1K ZX Chess.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Immagini di un convento

Directed by: Joe D'Amato

Starring: Paola Senatore, Marina Hedman, Paola Maiolini

Country: United States

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Time Bandits

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese

Country: United States

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Ragtime

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr.

Country: United States

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The Inglorious Bastards

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Bo Svenson, Peter Hooten, Fred Williamson

Country: United States

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Reds

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 2 February 1982

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TV Series

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

Ramón y Cajal

Starring: Adolfo Marsillach, Verónica Forqué, Encarna Paso, Fernando Fernán Gómez

Country: Spain

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The Bell

Starring: Rowena Cooper, Kenneth Cranham, Edward Hardwicke, Patricia Heneghan

Country: Canada

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Airline

Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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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Books

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

Gorky Park

By: Martin Cruz Smith

“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

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Marco Polo, If You Can

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Master of espionage fiction and National Book Award winner William F. Buckley Jr. brings us another in his best-selling series starring the intrepid CIA agent Blackford Oakes.

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Rabbit Is Rich

By: John Updike

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award The hero of John Updike’s Rabbit, Run, ten years after the events of Rabbit

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Cosmos

By: Carl Sagan

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

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Videogames

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

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Pengo

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Grand Prix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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