Friday February 05, 1982

US date format: 2/5/1982, UK date format: 5/2/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Pablo Palacios and Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Cavern or Barnstorming.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf

Events

  • Chin A Sen ends term as President of Suriname
  • DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
  • American Drug Enforcement Agency announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people.
  • Suriname President Chin A Sen resigns and flees to Netherlands.

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Movies

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Evil Under the Sun

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

Country: United States of America

Making Love

Making Love

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Michael Ontkean, Kate Jackson, Harry Hamlin, Wendy Hiller

Cannery Row

Cannery Row

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae

Death Wish II

Death Wish II

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

The Beast Within

The Beast Within

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Ronny Cox, Bibi Besch, Paul Clemens, Don Gordon

TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

De película

De película

Starring: Isabel Mestres, Emilio Linder

Country: Spain

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Days to next February 05

If February 05, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 7 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Cinderella Complex by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex

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Discusses the psychological desire of many women to be taken care of, to have someone else take the responsibility for them, and the need for women to reeducate themselves out of such dependency

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Cosmos

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RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOXCosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a

Marco Polo, If You Can by William F. Buckley Jr

Marco Polo, If You Can

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Master of espionage fiction and National Book Award winner William F. Buckley Jr. brings us another in his best-selling series starring the intrepid CIA agent Blackford Oakes.

Laid Back In Washington by Art Buchwald

Laid Back In Washington

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The popular columnist offers his views on the new Washington, and especially on President Reagan and company, noting foibles, fallings out, and fantasies, as well as several noticeable quirks of character

Cujo by Stephen King

Cujo

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The #1 national bestseller for Stephen King’s rabid fans, Cujo “hits the jugular” (New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo

The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Karate

Karate

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Ultravision (later re-released by Froggo)

Barnstorming

Barnstorming

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

The Hobbit

The Hobbit

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Model B cassette (no graphics) BBC Micro Model B disc (incl. graphics) Dragon 32 Oric Atmos MSX Apple II PC Macintosh

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House


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