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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 Eldar R?nning and Vanessa Boslak. 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 Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett 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 Grand Prix or Gravitar.
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 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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Icebound in the Antarctic

Written by: Christopher Ralling

Directed by: Martyn Friend

Starring: Raymond Adamson, Todd Armstrong, Anthony Bate, Howard Bell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Q.E.D.

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

Country: United States

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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West Country Tales

Starring: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Firefox

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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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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Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

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

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).
Facts:
  • 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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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1982?

  • Time: The Falkland Islands conflict, Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan. Martin Cleaver-Press A
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8800
  • Life: Rare Zoo Babies Polar Bear

Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chicken!

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Grand Prix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Gravitar

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Bomb Squad

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Mattel

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Shark! Shark!

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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