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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 Aida Yespica and David Mora (actor). 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 One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fast Food or Realm of Nauga.
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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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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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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

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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TV Series

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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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1982 ?

  • 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
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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).
  • 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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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


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

The One Tree

By: Stephen R. Donaldson

Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery begin their search for the One Tree that is to be the salvation of the Land.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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Twice Shy

By: Dick Francis

A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

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Strategic Investing

By: Douglas Casey

Part I: What Lies Ahead Part II: The Importance of Liquidity Part III: Creating Money Part IV: Consolidating for Safety and Profit Part V:

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fast Food

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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Sea Dragon

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, TRS-80 CoCo, MS-DOS, Commodore 64

Genre: Side-scroller

Publisher: Adventure International

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Fast Food

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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Mars Cars

Mars Cars

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: Datamost

Realm of Nauga

Realm of Nauga

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (I)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spectral Associates[2] Chromasette[1]

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