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Wednesday 15 September 1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trisha Hershberger and Laila Boonyasak. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Hard To Say I'm Sorry by Chicago. In UK Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor was in the top 5 hits. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tales of the Gold Monkey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Demons to Diamonds or Snack Attack.
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 ?

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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Tom, Dick and Harriet

Starring: Lionel Jeffries, Ian Ogilvy, Brigit Forsyth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Filthy Rich

Written by: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

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

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Pink Floyd The Wall

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson

Country: United States

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 September 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Bulgaria - The first day of school.
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
  • The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
  • Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st issue of USA Today published by Gannett Co Inc
  • Pope John Paul II receives PLO leader Yasser Arafat
  • Israeli forces begin pouring into west Beirut, Lebanon.
  • First issue of USA Today published by Gannett Company Inc.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Inmate Nation -- Sep. 13, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8815
  • Time: Inset: U.S. soldiers in Beirut by Rudi Frey

Books

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

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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The Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Demons to Diamonds

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari

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Eggomania

Eggomania

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Arcade

Publisher: US Games

Rear Guard

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

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Adventure International

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Arcadia

Platform: VIC-20, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64,[1] Dragon 32

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost


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