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Sunday 4 July 1982, US Independence Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alina Puscau and Hannah Harper. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. TRON, directed by Steven Lisberger, 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 NBC News Overnight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 1K ZX Chess or Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

Bird of Prey

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jeremy Child, Nigel Davenport

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Icebound in the Antarctic

Written by: Christopher Ralling

Directed by: Martyn Friend

Starring: Raymond Adamson, Todd Armstrong, Anthony Bate, Howard Bell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Q.E.D.

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

Country: United States

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

TRON

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

Country: United States

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The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Firefox

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 July 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
  • 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards Air Force Base.
  • 96th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: J Connors beats J McEnroe (36 63 67 76 64)
  • Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected President of Mexico
  • Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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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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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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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

1K ZX Chess

1K ZX Chess

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Bagman

Bagman

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Valadon Automation

Grand Prix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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