Monday October 11, 1982

US date format: 10/11/1982, UK date format: 11/10/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 11, 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 Ilan Halimi and Martina Müller. 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. First Blood, directed by Ted Kotcheff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lost Luggage or Mr. Do!.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 16th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson and Ricky Skagg
  • English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England
  • Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire

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Movies

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First Blood

First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Country: United States of America

The Sender

The Sender

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

Antonieta

Antonieta

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

Monsignor

Monsignor

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Juinen

Juinen

Squadron

Squadron

The Quest

The Quest

Beyond the Magic Door

Beyond the Magic Door

Days to next October 11

If October 11, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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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:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lost Luggage

Lost Luggage

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Name This Game Octopus

Name This Game Octopus

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games (USA) Carrere Video Distribution (Europe)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Mr. Do!

Mr. Do!

Platform: Arcade ports: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Vision, Commodore 64, Game Boy, MSX, Super Famicom/SNES, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; JP Imagineer; JP SNK; NA Coleco; NA Namco; NA/EU Datasoft; NA/EU Ocean Software


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