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Monday 4 January 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kang Hye-jeong and Lucie Skrobakova. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK Don't You Want Me by The Human League was in the top 5 hits. Neighbors, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Computer Programme. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Stalker or Shuttle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Computer Programme

Starring: Chris Serle, Ian McNaught-Davis, Gill Nevill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Airline

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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Laugh Trax

Starring: Jim Fisher, Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius, Jim Staahl

Country: United States

Louisiana Cookin'

Starring: Justin Wilson

Country: United States

On Safari

Starring: Christopher Biggins, Gillian Taylforth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Neighbors

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker

Country: United States

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Over the Edge

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Matt Dillon, Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig

Country: United States

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Taps

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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Reds

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • ABC Direction Network (57 affiliates) and ABC Rock Network (40 affiliates) become the 5th and 6th ABC radio network
  • Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
  • Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm
  • San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge closed for third time by fierce storm.

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Books

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

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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Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

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The Hotel New Hampshire

By: John Irving

“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ali Baba and 40 Thieves

Ali Baba and 40 Thieves

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sega

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika

Night Stalker

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Apple II Mattel Aquarius

Publisher: Mattel

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Shuttle

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Interactive Simulations

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Fort Apocalypse

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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