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Sunday August 15, 1982

US date format: 8/15/1982, UK date format: 15/8/1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Heather Carolin and Cori Yarckin. 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 The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Born to the Wind. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Executive Suite or Rear Guard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos

Country: United States of America

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Country: United States of America

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Manhattan Baby

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli, Giovanni Frezza

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton, Bill Kerr

Country: United States of America

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Prem Rog

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Nanda, Tanuja, Vijayendra Ghatge

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TV Series

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

Born to the Wind

Chitrahaar

Es muß nicht immer Mord sein

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Facts:
  • Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
  • Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution

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Planetary positions on August 15, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express
  2. Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
  3. Irene Cara - Fame
  4. Yazoo - Don't Go
  5. Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss

Books

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

The Man From St. Petersburg

By: Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Football Manager (series)

Football Manager (series)

Platform: Football Manager: TRS-80, ZX80/ZX81, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric-1/Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Commodore VIC-20, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 16/Plus/4, MSX, PC, At

Genre: Sports game Business simulation

Publisher: Addictive Games

Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Life simulation involving managerial skills

Publisher: Armonk Corporation

Rear Guard

Rear Guard

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80, TRS-80 CoCo

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Adventure International

Mr. Do!

Platform: Arcade ports: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Coleco Vision, Commodore 64, Game Boy, MSX, Super Famicom/SNES, Tomy Tutor

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Taito Corporation; JP Imagineer; JP SNK; NA Coleco; NA Namco; NA/EU Datasoft; NA/EU Ocean Software

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Devil Fish

Devil Fish

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Artic Electronics

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Rocky III

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Fun and Fancy Free

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Charlotte's Web

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Annie

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