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Thursday 15 July 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Haley Scarnato and Alan Perez. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Super Pac-Man or Chicken!.
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 ?

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

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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Icebound in the Antarctic

Written by: Christopher Ralling

Directed by: Martyn Friend

Starring: Raymond Adamson, Todd Armstrong, Anthony Bate, Howard Bell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Q.E.D.

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Jos Ferrer

Country: United States

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TRON

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

Country: United States

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The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Wendy Caulfield: 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle.
  • Bill Justis: American trumpet and saxophone player and producer (Born 1926).
Facts:
  • Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
  • Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th Secretary of State by vote of 97-0
  • US Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th secretary of state by vote of 97-0.
  • Body of Wendy Caulfield, first Green River victim, found near Seattle, Washington.
  • Geoffrey Prime, a GCHQ civil servant, is remanded in custody on charges under the Official Secrets Act 1911.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: American Women -- July 12, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8805
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Schultz -- July 5, 1982

Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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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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Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

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Escape From the Mindmaster

Escape From the Mindmaster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: First-person Adventure

Publisher: Starpath

Super Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Commodore 64, DOS, Mobile Phone, Sord M5

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing

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Armor Ambush

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: M-Network

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Chicken!

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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