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Friday 16 April 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barry Jones and Gina Carano. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while A Mother And Two Daughters by Gail Godwin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Q*bert or Miner 2049er.
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 ?

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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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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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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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Ronald Reagan by Dennis Brack
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8792
  • Time: Fashion designer Giorgio Armani with unidentified model

Books

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

A Mother And Two Daughters

By: Gail Godwin

"A big, entertaining novel...Rich in character and place and humanity...Gail Godwin is a wonderful writer."THE BOSTON GLOBEAt the death of Leonard Strickland, beloved Southern gentleman, husband and father, his family is

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A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A Few Minutes With Andy Rooney gathers together the best of his essays, more than fifty in all.

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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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The Mosquito Coast

By: Paul Theroux

In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Q*bert

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Intellivision, NES, Philips Videopac, Mobile, Othello Multivision, Standalone tabletop, Texas Instrume

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Gottlieb Parker Brothers Ultra Games Sony Online Entertainment

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Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

Chopper Command

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Executive Suite

Executive Suite

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Life simulation involving managerial skills

Publisher: Armonk Corporation

Miner 2049er

Platform: Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, ColecoVision, DOS, Fujitsu FM-7, NEC PC-8801, PC Booter, Sharp X1, Sony SMC-777, Thomson MO5, Thomson TO7, TI-99/4A, Supe

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Big Five Software

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