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Monday August 16, 1982

US date format: 8/16/1982, UK date format: 16/8/1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cam Gigandet and Todd Haberkorn. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. Superstition, directed by James W. Roberson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Cinnamon Skin by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Paraíso. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Joust or Leprechaun.
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Movies

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

Superstition

Directed by: James W. Roberson

Starring: James Houghton, Albert Salmi, Lynn Carlin, Larry Pennell

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Dear Mr. Wonderful

Directed by: Peter Lilienthal

Starring: Joe Pesci, Karen Ludwig, Frank Vincent, Ed O'Ross

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The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn, John Amos

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Country: United States

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Manhattan Baby

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Christopher Connelly, Laura Lenzi, Brigitta Boccoli, Giovanni Frezza

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Paraíso

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The 20th Century Remembered

Miss Candida

Born to the Wind

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1982 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express
  2. Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
  3. Irene Cara - Fame
  4. Yazoo - Don't Go
  5. Hot Chocolate - It Started With A Kiss

Books

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

Cinnamon Skin

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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For Special Services

By: John Gardner

For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

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Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

By: Anne Tyler

“Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment.” –The New York Times“A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.”–The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Shark! Shark!

Shark! Shark!

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

Rip-Off

Rip-Off

Platform: Arcade (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Chopper Command

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Leprechaun

Leprechaun

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Moppet Video,[1] Taiyo System

Joust

Platform: Arcade

Genre: action game

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Rocky III

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Fun and Fancy Free

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Charlotte's Web

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Annie

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