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Saturday 2 October 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amber Lee Ettinger and Tyson Chandler. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Princess by Robert Lacey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Space Cobra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Defender or Crazy Climber.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Space Cobra

Starring: Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

De zevensprong

Starring: Peter Bos, Martijn Nieuwerf, Jeanique de Ridder, Bart Gabriëlse

Country: Netherlands

Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 02 October
Famous Deaths:
  • William Bernbach: American advertiser, co-founder of Dyle, Dane, and Bernbach (now DDB) (d. 1982).
Facts:
  • Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700

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Books

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

Princess

By: Robert Lacey

The story is part that of the girl next door, part fairy tale, but Diana Spencer has captured the heart and imagination of the world.

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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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Living, Loving & Learning

By: Leo Buscaglia

LIVING, LOVING AND LEARNING is a delightful collection of Dr. Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981.

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

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Crazy Climber

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001, Atari 2600, Famicom, Sharp X68000, WonderSwan, Virtual Console, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Vertically scrolling video game

Publisher: Nichibutsu (Nihon Bussan Co. Ltd.) HAMSTER Corporation

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Firebug

Firebug

Platform: Apple II

Publisher: MUSE Software

Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

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The Pit

Platform: Arcade Commodore 64

Genre: Action/strategy

Publisher: Taito (JPN) Centuri (US)

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