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Tuesday 5 January 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Janica Kostelic and Darren Mackie. 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 Cosmos by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Computer Programme. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US) or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
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 ?

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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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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Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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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 5 January 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Harvey Lembeck: Actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56.
  • Sir Edmund Herring: Australian military commander, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (Born 1892).
  • Hans Conried: Actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64.
Facts:
  • Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation.

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Books

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

Cosmos

By: Carl Sagan

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

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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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E.T., The Extra-terrestrial

By: William Kotzwinkle

Universal Studios celebrates the twentieth anniversary of "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" with the long-awaited rerelease of one of the most beloved and successful films of all time.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

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

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

David's Midnight Magic

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 Atari 8-bit

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Brøderbund Software Ariolasoft

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Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito

Kangaroo

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

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