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Wednesday 4 August 1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rubinho . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. Fast Times at Ridgemont High, directed by Amy Heckerling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Preppie! or Super Pac-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1982 or at August 04 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1982

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Movies

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

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Country: United States

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Manhattan Baby

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli, Giovanni Frezza

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Prem Rog

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia

Country: United States

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Tex

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

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TV Series

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

Filthy Rich

Written by: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States

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A Filha do Silêncio

Turns

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • New York Mets' Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago Cubs' day game, then singles for Montreal Expos in Philadelphia night game. (He was traded in between).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Prodigal Daughter

By: Jeffrey Archer

With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.

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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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Friday

By: Robert A. Heinlein

Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns.

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Preppie!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International

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Super Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, DOS, Mobile Phone, Sord M5

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing

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Phaser Patrol

Phaser Patrol

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Small spacecraft simulation

Publisher: Starpath

RealSports Volleyball

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Paratrooper

Platform: PC Booter

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Orion Software

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Annie

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Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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