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Monday 5 April 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hayley Atwell and Alexandre Premat. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tuesday Night Fights. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey Escape or Mars Cars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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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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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 5 April 1982 ?

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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  • British fleet sails to Falkland Islands
  • Abe Fortas, US Supreme court justice, dies at age 71 (born 1910).
  • Lord Carrington, British foreign secretary, resigns due to Falkland Islands war.

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

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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Life On Earth

By: David Attenborough

Life on Earth: A Natural History

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The I Love New York Diet

By: Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

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Greed Is Not Enough

By: Robert Lekachman

Economics, Current Affairs, US History

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Imagic

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Escape from Rungistan

Escape from Rungistan

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Sirius Software

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

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Mars Cars

Mars Cars

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: Datamost

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