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Wednesday 3 March 1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Biel and Mercedes Masöhn. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit 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 Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Squad!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pepper II or Rescue.
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 ?

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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Death Wish II

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Quest for Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi

Country: United States

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Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jrgen Prochnow, Herbert Grnemeyer, Klaus Wennemann

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Police Squad!

Written by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Country: United States

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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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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

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

Country: United States

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It Takes a Worried Man

Written by: Peter Tilbury

Starring: Peter Tilbury, Diana Payan, Andrew Tourell, Christopher Benjamin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 March 1982 ?

  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day
  • Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
  • Malawi - Martyr's Day.
  • Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Georges Perec: French novelist, filmmaker, documentalist and essayist.
  • Senate begins debate on expulsion of Sen Harrison Williams (D-NJ)
  • US Senate begins debate on expulsion of Senator Harrison Williams (Democrat-New Jersey).

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

Life magazine


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


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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Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Spring Moon

By: Bette Bao Lord

At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Intellivision, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A, IBM PCjr

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Imagic

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Log Run

Log Run

Platform: VIC-20

Publisher: Terminal Software

Castle of Riddles

Castle of Riddles

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft

Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

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Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Stern

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