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Thursday 5 August 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryu Seung Min and Lolo Jones. 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. The Pirate Movie, directed by Ken Annakin, 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 Space Spartans or Football Manager (series).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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

Movies

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

The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Pink Floyd The Wall

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson

Country: United States

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Night Shift

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long

Country: United States

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The Last American Virgin

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Starring: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin

Country: United States

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager

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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 ?

Frantic

Platform: Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Space Spartans

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: Mattel / Sears

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BurgerTime

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Data East Bally Midway

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Escape from Rungistan

Escape from Rungistan

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Sirius Software

Football Manager (series)

Platform: Football Manager: TRS-80, ZX80/ZX81, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric-1/Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Commodore VIC-20, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 16/Plus/4, MSX, PC, At

Genre: Sports game Business simulation

Publisher: Addictive Games

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