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Saturday 14 August 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 How To Make Love To A Woman by Michael Morgenstern was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fort Apocalypse or RealSports Volleyball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Filthy Rich

Written by: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

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

Movies

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

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Pink Floyd The Wall

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson

Country: United States

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Patrick Magee: Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 58.
Facts:
  • Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
  • Iran Ramadan-offensive in Iraq
  • Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ted Turner -- Aug. 9, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8809
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Herpes -- Aug. 2, 1982

Books

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

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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The Case Of Lucy Bending

By: Lawrence Sanders

The #1 master of suspense...Case closed!In the sun-and-rum-drenched inner circles of Florida's Gold Coast, evil disguises itself as a precocious eight-year-old with unnatural desires---and murderous intentions...One

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

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

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

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

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

David's Midnight Magic

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 Atari 8-bit

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Brøderbund Software Ariolasoft

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Fort Apocalypse

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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RealSports Volleyball

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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Sharp Shot

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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