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Thursday 7 October 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jermain Defoe and Madjid Bougherra. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Fitzcarraldo, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nature. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man Plus or Raiders of the Lost Ark.
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 30 days ?

Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Tales of the Gold Monkey

Written by: Donald P. Bellisario

Starring: Stephen Collins, Jeff MacKay, Marta DuBois, John Calvin

Country: United States

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Tom, Dick and Harriet

Starring: Lionel Jeffries, Ian Ogilvy, Brigit Forsyth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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Le brasier ardent

Directed by: Ivan Mozzhukhin

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Nicolas Koline

Country: United States

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 October 1982 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Olof Palme forms Swedish government
  • Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ariel Sharon -- Oct. 4, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8818
  • Life: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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 ?

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika

Frogs and Flies

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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Great Britain Ltd

Great Britain Ltd

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Simon Hessel

Pac-Man Plus

Pac-Man Plus

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bally Midway

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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