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Thursday 14 October 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Mármol and Benh Zeitlin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Stalker, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snapper or Disco No. 1.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Stalker

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn

Country: United States

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Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tales of the Gold Monkey

Written by: Donald P. Bellisario

Starring: Stephen Collins, Jeff MacKay, Marta DuBois, John Calvin

Country: United States

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Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
  • RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Islanders assessed 108 penality minutes Penguins 125 (233 total)
  • President Reagan proclaims war against drugs
  • 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea.
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter Memoirs -- Oct. 11, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8819
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ariel Sharon -- Oct. 4, 1982

Books

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

Living, Loving & Learning

By: Leo Buscaglia

LIVING, LOVING AND LEARNING is a delightful collection of Dr. Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981.

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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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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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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 ?

Snapper

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Acornsoft

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Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Bubbles

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Disco No. 1

Disco No. 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Air Raiders

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Mattel

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