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Friday 15 October 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Rey and Paulini Curuenavuli. 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. Halloween III: Season of the Witch, directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Pit or Snapper.
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 30 days ?

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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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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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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Le brasier ardent

Directed by: Ivan Mozzhukhin

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Nicolas Koline

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • The Garn - St Germain Depository Institutions Act deregulates the U.S. savings and loan industry.

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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 ?

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 ?

Air Raiders

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Mattel

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The Pit

Platform: Arcade Commodore 64

Genre: Action/strategy

Publisher: Taito (JPN) Centuri (US)

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Snapper

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Acornsoft

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Air Raid

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Men-A-Vision

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Quantum

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Skill

Publisher: Atari

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