Saturday September 11, 1982

US date format: 9/11/1982, UK date format: 11/9/1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Shriya Saran and Joseph Mount. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. Tempest, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while North And South by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fantasy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcadians or Deadline.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 96th US Womens Tennis: C E L Mills beats Hana Mandlikova (63 61)
  • Chris Evert wins her 6th and final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York
  • Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983
  • The international forces that were guaranteeing the safety of Palestinian refugees following Israel's 1982 Invasion of Lebanon leave Beirut. Five days later, several thousand refugees are massacred in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps.

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Movies

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Tempest

Tempest

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: John Cassavetes, Gena Rowlands, Susan Sarandon, Vittorio Gassman

We of the Never Never

We of the Never Never

Directed by: Igor Auzins

Starring: Angela Punch McGregor, Arthur Dignam, Martin Vaughan, Lewis Fitz-Gerald

Smithereens

Smithereens

Directed by: Susan Seidelman

Starring: Susan Berman, Brad Rijn, Richard Hell, Nada Despotovich

Endangered Species

Endangered Species

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Robert Urich, JoBeth Williams, Paul Dooley, Hoyt Axton

Querelle

Querelle

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Brad Davis, Franco Nero, Jeanne Moreau, Laurent Malet

TV Series

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Fantasy

Fantasy

Pandamonium

Pandamonium

Shirt Tales

Shirt Tales

Gilligan's Planet

Gilligan's Planet

Meatballs and Spaghetti

Meatballs and Spaghetti

Days to next September 11

If September 11, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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North And South by John Jakes

North And South

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The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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

Indecent Exposure by David McClintick

Indecent Exposure

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When the head of Columbia Pictures, David Begelman, got caught forging Cliff Robertson's name on a $10,000 check, it seemed, at first, like a simple case of embezzlement.

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

The Prodigal Daughter by Jeffrey Archer

The Prodigal Daughter

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Centipede

Centipede

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Arcadians

Arcadians

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

The Mask of the Sun

The Mask of the Sun

Platform: Apple II, Atari XL, Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA Brøderbund; EU Ariolasoft

Q*bert

Q*bert

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Intellivision, NES, Philips Videopac, Mobile, Othello Multivision, Standalone tabletop, Texas Instrume

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Gottlieb Parker Brothers Ultra Games Sony Online Entertainment

Deadline

Deadline

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Osborne 1

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom


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