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Saturday 17 July 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Omari Banks and Natasha Hamilton. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Don't You Want Me by The Human League. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, directed by Colin Higgins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Friday by Robert A. Heinlein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Night Life or QB-3.
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 ?

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Starring: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Country: France

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

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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Movies

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

The World According to Garp

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Jos Ferrer

Country: United States

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TRON

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner

Country: United States

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The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: American Women -- July 12, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8805
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: George Schultz -- July 5, 1982

Books

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

Friday

By: Robert A. Heinlein

Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns.

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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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Twice Shy

By: Dick Francis

A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

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The Fate Of The Earth

By: Jonathan Schell

Now combined in one volume, these two books helped focus national attention in the early 1980s on the movement for a nuclear freeze.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aztec

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Datamost

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Ms. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing; JP Namco

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Night Life

Platform: NEC PC-8801 FM-7

Genre: Eroge

Publisher: Kōei

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Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola


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