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Friday 11 June 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vanessa Boslak and Kamel Chafni. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mysterious Cities of Gold. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle or Space Duel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft

Country: United States

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Police Squad!

Written by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Country: United States

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Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 June 1982 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Al Rinker: American singer (The Rhythm Boys) (Born 1907).
  • Movie ET The Extra-Terrestrial is released (highest grossing film).
  • Pope John Paul II visits Argentina
  • Israel and Syria stop fighting in Lebanon.
  • Larry Holmes defeats Gerry Cooney, retains WBC heavyweight crown.

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

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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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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The Fate Of The Earth

By: Jonathan Schell

Now combined in one volume, these two books helped focus national attention in the early 1980s on the movement for a nuclear freeze.

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For Special Services

By: John Gardner

For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Munch Man

Munch Man

Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Life simulation involving managerial skills

Publisher: Armonk Corporation


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

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Coleco

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Space Duel

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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