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Saturday 9 October 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Belchior (beach soccer) and Fahid Ben Khalfallah. 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 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Cosmic Balance or Rocky's Boots.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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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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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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

Country: United States

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Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 October 1982 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Anna Freud in London: England (born in Vienna, Austria), youngest daughter of Sigmund Freud, elementary school teacher, founder of child psychoanalysis.
  • Attack on synagouge in Rome, 1 dead

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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The Prodigal Daughter

By: Jeffrey Archer

With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.

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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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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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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

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

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Devil Fish

Devil Fish

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Artic Electronics

Rocky's Boots

Platform: Apple II, CoCo, Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Shark! Shark!

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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