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Tuesday 6 July 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucy Clarkson and Christian Ehrhoff. 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 The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Escape or Megamania.
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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 6 July 1982 ?

  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
  • Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • A lunar eclipse (umbral duration 236 min and total duration 106 min, the longest of the 20th century) occurs.
  • Pan Am Flight 759 (Boeing 727) crashes in Kenner, Louisiana, killing all 146 on board and 8 on the ground.
  • Intruder Michael Fagan visits Elizabeth II in her bedroom for a chat.

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1982?

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

The Man From St. Petersburg

By: Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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North And South

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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Thy Brother'S Wife

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

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

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Mr. Do!

Platform: Arcade ports: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Vision, Commodore 64, Game Boy, MSX, Super Famicom/SNES, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; JP Imagineer; JP SNK; NA Coleco; NA Namco; NA/EU Datasoft; NA/EU Ocean Software

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Phaser Patrol

Phaser Patrol

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Small spacecraft simulation

Publisher: Starpath

RealSports Football

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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