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Wednesday August 4, 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 When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Line or Pooyan.
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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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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Country: United States

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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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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

Der Andro-Jäger

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 ?

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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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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Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

By: Anne Tyler

“Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment.” –The New York Times“A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.”–The

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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Pooyan

Pooyan

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)

Fort Apocalypse

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Front Line

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, FM-7, MSX, Nintendo Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Run and gun

Publisher: Taito

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Demons to Diamonds

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari

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Home videos

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

Rocky III

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Charlotte's Web

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Fun and Fancy Free

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Annie

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