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Thursday August 12, 1982

US date format: 8/12/1982, UK date format: 12/8/1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miki Komori and Maria José Martinez Sanchez. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Touch The Devil by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born to the Wind. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shuttle or Pooyan.
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Movies

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The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos

Country: United States of America

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Country: United States of America

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Manhattan Baby

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli, Giovanni Frezza

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Country: United States of America

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Prem Rog

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

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TV Series

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

Born to the Wind

Chitrahaar

Es muß nicht immer Mord sein

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Alpo ja Jussi

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Heavy Israeli bombardement of Beirut
  • Mexico announces it is unable to pay its enormous external debt, marking the beginning of a debt crisis that spreads to all of Latin America and the Third World.

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Planetary positions on August 12, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express
  2. Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
  3. Irene Cara - Fame
  4. Yazoo - Don't Go
  5. Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss

Books

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

Touch The Devil

By: Jack Higgins

Frank Barry, terrorist of the highest order. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry is

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The Man From St. Petersburg

By: Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

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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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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Shuttle

Shuttle

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Interactive Simulations

Pooyan

Pooyan

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Color Computer 2. Commodore 64, MSX, Apple II, Famicom, Tandy TRS-80, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Konami (JPN) Stern (NA)

Birdie King

Birdie King

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Realm of Nauga

Realm of Nauga

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (I)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spectral Associates[2] Chromasette[1]

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Rocky III

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Fun and Fancy Free

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Charlotte's Web

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Annie

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