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Monday 15 March 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bobby Boswell and Rafael Perez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Porky's, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while North And South by John Jakes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Squad!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US) or Liberator.
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 ?

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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West Country Tales

Starring: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Computer Programme

Starring: Chris Serle, Ian McNaught-Davis, Gill Nevill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Airline

Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Laugh Trax

Starring: Jim Fisher, Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius, Jim Staahl

Country: United States

Movies

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

Porky's

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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Death Wish II

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 March 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
  • Constitution Day in Belarus
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Facts:
  • Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
  • KGB-AM in San Diego CA changes call letters to KCNN (now KPOP)
  • Nicaragua suspends their citizens' rights for 30 days.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Salt: A New Villain? -- Mar. 15, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8788
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Paul Volcker -- Mar. 8, 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 ?

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Crazy Chase (Europe) K.C.'s Krazy Chase! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox

Gravitar

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Liberator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari

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River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

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Gopher

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: US Games

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