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Thursday 17 June 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marek Svatos and Alex . In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. Firefox, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Thy Brother'S Wife by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cave of the Word Wizard or Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain.
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 ?

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 30 days ?

Firefox

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft

Country: United States

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roberto Calvi: Italian financier called "God's Banker" as he was involved in the world of Catholic finance and the Christian Democratic.
Facts:
  • President Reagan 1st UN General Assembly address (evil empire speech)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerry Cooney, Sylvester Stallone -- June 14, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8801
  • Time: The Falkland Islands conflict, Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan. Martin Cleaver-Press A

Books

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

Thy Brother'S Wife

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

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The Prodigal Daughter

By: Jeffrey Archer

With a will of steel, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is indeed Abel's daughter. She shares with her father a love of America, his ideals, and his dream for the future.

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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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Deceptions

By: Judith Michael

Originally published in 1985, a saga about two beautiful identical twins who swop their very different lives for one week, exchanging families and lifestyles.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

David's Midnight Magic

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 Atari 8-bit

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Brøderbund Software Ariolasoft

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Rip-Off

Rip-Off

Platform: Arcade (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action-adventure[1]

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Cosmic Crusader

Cosmic Crusader

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Funtastic


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