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Thursday 16 September 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leon Knight and Michele Rizzo. 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. while Master Of The Game by Sidney Sheldon 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 Frogs and Flies or Escape.
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 ?

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

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

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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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

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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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rolfe Sedan: Actor (Mr Beasley-Burns & Allen Show), dies at 86.
Facts:
  • Massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila and Sabra begins.
  • Sabra and Shatila massacre in Lebanon.

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Sport Games on 16 September 1982

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  • Minnesota Vikings - Buffalo Bills : 22 - 23
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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 ?

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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Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Andromeda Conquest

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Frogs and Flies

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

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The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

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