Monday February 08, 1982

US date format: 2/8/1982, UK date format: 8/2/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Liam McIntyre and Sousuke Takaoka. 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. A Question of Silence, directed by Marleen Gorris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Duel or The Hobbit.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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A Question of Silence

A Question of Silence

Directed by: Marleen Gorris

Starring: Edda Barends, Nelly Frijda, Henriëtte Tol, Cox Habbema

Barbarosa

Barbarosa

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Willie Nelson, Gary Busey, Isela Vega, Gilbert Roland

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess

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

TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

On Safari

On Safari

Starring: Christopher Biggins, Gillian Taylforth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

A 78-as körzet

A 78-as körzet

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 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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No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

No Time For Tears

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No Time for Tears

The I Love New York Diet by Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

The I Love New York Diet

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Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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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

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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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

Witness To Power by John Ehrlichman

Witness To Power

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Witness to Power: The Nixon Years

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Bilestoad

The Bilestoad

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Datamost

Space Duel

Space Duel

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique

Getaway!

Getaway!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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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