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Saturday 12 June 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Loic Duval and Diem Brown. 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 Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving 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 Cave of the Word Wizard or Jack the Giantkiller.
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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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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Airline

Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 June 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
  • Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
  • Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
  • Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
  • Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ian McKay: British soldier, Victoria Cross recipient (Born 1953).
Facts:
  • 750,000 anti-nuclear demonstrators, rally in Central Park, New York City
  • Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands
  • Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel perform in Rotterdam
  • A rally against nuclear weapons draws 750,000 to New York City's Central Park. Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, and Linda Ronstadt attend.
  • The 1982 FIFA World Cup begins in Spain.

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Magazine Covers

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 ?

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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Years Of Upheaval

By: Henry Kissinger

In Years of Upheaval Henry Kissinger recalls the turbulent years of the second Administration of Richard Nixon, which began on 20 January 1973.

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Strategic Investing

By: Douglas Casey

Part I: What Lies Ahead Part II: The Importance of Liquidity Part III: Creating Money Part IV: Consolidating for Safety and Profit Part V:

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

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:

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amidar

Platform: Arcade Console: Atari 2600, Casio PV-1000, Xbox 360 (as part of Game Room)

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Stern, Olympia (North America)

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Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

Frantic

Platform: Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Jack the Giantkiller

Jack the Giantkiller

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

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