Saturday October 02, 1982

US date format: 10/2/1982, UK date format: 2/10/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyson Chandler and Amber Ettinger. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. My Favorite Year, directed by Richard Benjamin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Crossings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Space Cobra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gopher or E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Split Image

Split Image

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods

The Entity

The Entity

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe

Country: United States of America

Hey Good Lookin'

Hey Good Lookin'

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Richard Romanus, David Proval, Jesse Welles, Tina Romanus

Blood Song

Blood Song

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Starring: Donna Wilkes, Richard Jaeckel, Antoinette Bower, Dane Clark

history

Historical Events

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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)
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Events

  • Bomb attack in Teheran, kills 60, injures 700

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Space Cobra

Space Cobra

Starring: Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Starring: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Shô Hayami

Country: Japan

Voyagers!

Voyagers!

CBS News Nightwatch

CBS News Nightwatch

Tucker's Witch

Tucker's Witch

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Crossings by Danielle Steel

Crossings

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Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Indecent Exposure by David McClintick

Indecent Exposure

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When the head of Columbia Pictures, David Begelman, got caught forging Cliff Robertson's name on a $10,000 check, it seemed, at first, like a simple case of embezzlement.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gopher

Gopher

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games

Aztec

Aztec

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Datamost

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Phantom Slayer

Phantom Slayer

Platform: Dragon 32/64 TRS-80

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Microdeal

BurgerTime

BurgerTime

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East Bally Midway


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