Wednesday January 13, 1982

US date format: 1/13/1982, UK date format: 13/1/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 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 Guillermo Coria and Ruth Wilson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Shoot the Moon, directed by Alan Parker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Third Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Last Song. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Monster Maze or Azurian Attack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

Events

  • Air Florida 737 took off in a snowstorm, crashes into 14th St. Bridge in Washington, DC, and falls into Potomac River, killing 78
  • Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame
  • Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737 jet crashes into Washington, DC's 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78 including four motorists.

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Movies

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Shoot the Moon

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller

Borotalco

Borotalco

Directed by: Carlo Verdone

Starring: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica, Angelo Infanti

Vice Squad

Vice Squad

Directed by: Gary Sherman

Starring: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna

A Stranger Is Watching

A Stranger Is Watching

Directed by: Sean S. Cunningham

Starring: Kate Mulgrew, Rip Torn, James Naughton, Shawn von Schreiber

The Seduction

The Seduction

Directed by: David Schmoeller

Starring: Morgan Fairchild, Michael Sarrazin, Vince Edwards, Andrew Stevens

TV Series

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The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Doktorka na selu

Doktorka na selu

Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen

Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen

Days to next January 13

If January 13, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Elvis by Albert Goldman

Elvis

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God Emperor Of Dune by Frank Herbert

God Emperor Of Dune

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Centuries have passed on Dune, and the planet is green with life. Leto, the son of Dune's savior, is still alive but far from human, and the fate of all humanity

The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving

The Hotel New Hampshire

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“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.”

An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough

An Indecent Obsession

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At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3D Monster Maze

3D Monster Maze

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: 3D first-person adventure

Publisher: J. K. Greye Software

Azurian Attack

Azurian Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Rait Electronics

Joust

Joust

Platform: Arcade

Genre: action game

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Serpentine

Serpentine

Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

3D Tanx

3D Tanx

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: dk'tronics


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