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Monday 5 July 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tuba Buyukustun and Alberto Gilardino. 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 Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nibbler or Popeye.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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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

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Starring: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Country: France

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

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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Oi axiopistoi

Starring: Hristos Daktylidis, Eleni Filini, Giannis Kasdaglis, Hristos Kostantopoulos

Country: Greece

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1982 ?

  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
Famous Birthdays:
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  • Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • ICC Trophy record p / ship, 257 Schoonheim / Liffman, Hol vs. Malay

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

Years Of Upheaval

By: Henry Kissinger

In Years of Upheaval Henry Kissinger recalls the turbulent years of the second Administration of Richard Nixon, which began on 20 January 1973.

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By: Thomas Thompson

A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Pole Position

Platform: Arcade, Atari consoles, Home computers

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari

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Platform: Arcade, C64, NES, Magnavox Odyssey², ColecoVision, Atari 2600

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Midway



Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

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