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Sunday 17 October 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nick Riewoldt and Marion Rolland. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. The Sender, directed by Roger Christian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Squadron. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Check Man or Kangaroo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1982

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Movies

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

The Sender

Directed by: Roger Christian

Starring: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

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Antonieta

Directed by: Carlos Saura

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

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Monsignor

Directed by: Frank Perry

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey, Jason Miller

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

Country: United States

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La colmena

Directed by: Mario Camus

Starring: Victoria Abril, Ana Belén, Concha Velasco, Francisco Rabal

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TV Series

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

Squadron

Juinen

The Quest

Beyond the Magic Door

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • 1st live orchestra on commerical network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1982 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. John Cougar - Jack & Diane
  2. Men At Work - Who Can It Be Now?
  3. Eye In The Sky - The Alan Parsons Project
  4. Chicago - Hard To Say I'm Sorry
  5. Abracadabra - The Steve Miller Band
  6. Michael McDonald - I Keep Forgettin'
  7. Jackson Browne - Somebody's Baby
  8. You Can Do Magic - America
  9. Olivia Newton-John - Heart Attack
  10. I Ran (So Far Away) - Flock Of Seagulls, A

Books

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

Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

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

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Cloak Of Darkness

By: Helen MacInnes

In a quiet London pub, Bob Renwick, founder of counter-terrorist agency Interintell, is handed a list of names. The Minus List has been compiled by the ruthless executive of an international

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The Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

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Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

Check Man

Check Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Zilec-Zenitone

Serpentine

Serpentine

Platform: IBM PC Apple II Atari 8-bit computers VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

River Rescue

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

Home videos

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

Annie

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Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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Fun and Fancy Free

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