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Monday 12 July 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Antonio Cassano and Tara Kirk. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Fate Of The Earth by Jonathan Schell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching NBC News Overnight. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Print or Gridrunner.
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 ?

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Starring: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Country: France

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

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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Oi axiopistoi

Starring: Hristos Daktylidis, Eleni Filini, Giannis Kasdaglis, Hristos Kostantopoulos

Country: Greece

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Jos Ferrer

Country: United States

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TRON

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

Country: United States

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The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 July 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
  • Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
  • Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
  • Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kenneth More: British actor, onscreen from 1948 whose films include "No Highway In The Sky," "Doctor In The House" and "The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw.
Facts:
  • Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
  • Checker Motors Corporation ceases production of automobiles.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1982?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: American Women -- July 12, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8805
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Schultz -- July 5, 1982

Books

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

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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How To Make Love To A Woman

By: Michael Morgenstern

Michael Morgenstern asked women all over the country, from all walks of life, and discovered the answers men seek. Learn what women find sexy in a man; how to seduce with

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No Comebacks

By: Frederick Forsyth

Ten Stories from Frederick Forsyth with the Master's touch. Deception, blackmail, murder, revenge - these are the themes of stories that move from London to the coast of Spain, from

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Celebrity

By: Thomas Thompson

A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

Lunar Leepers

Lunar Leepers

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Blue Print

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600 Atari 5200 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bally Midway CBS Electronics [3]

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Gridrunner

Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

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Space Defender

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Bel-Air Software

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