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Tuesday 2 November 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Esha Deol and Daniel Deakin. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. The Man from Snowy River, directed by George Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Max by Howard Fast was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Life or Pooyan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Piranha Part Two: The Spawning

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan

Country: United States

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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

Directed by: Woo-Ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Faerie Tale Theatre

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1982 ?

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
  • Nayoko Yoshikawa wins LPGA Pioneer Cup Golf Tournament
  • Channel 4 was launched.
  • A gasoline or petrol tanker explodes in the Salang Tunnel in Afghanistan, killing at least 176 people.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average surges 43.41 points, or 4.25%, to close at 1,065.49, its first all-time high in more than 9 years. It last hit a record on January 11, 1973 when the average closed at 1,051.70. The points gain is the biggest ever up to this point.

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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1982?

Life magazine


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


By: Howard Fast

Max [Paperback] [Jan 01, 1983] Fast, Howard

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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By: Shirley Conran

"Which one of you bitches is my mother?" Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York's Pierre Hotel to meet Lili -- a

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

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Adventures of Tron

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

Night Life

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7

Genre: Eroge

Publisher: Kōei

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Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Color Computer 2. Commodore 64, MSX, Apple II, Famicom, Tandy TRS-80, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Konami (JPN) Stern (NA)

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