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Wednesday 18 August 1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cullen Finnerty . 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. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Touch The Devil by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing B-17 Bomber or Entombed.
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 ?

Filthy Rich

Written by: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States

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

Movies

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

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

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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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

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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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Beverly Bayne: Actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87.
Facts:
  • 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
  • LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game started 8 / 17)
  • Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started August 17th)
  • NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded
  • Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Destroying Beirut -- Aug. 16, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8810
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ted Turner -- Aug. 9, 1982

Books

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

Touch The Devil

By: Jack Higgins

Frank Barry, terrorist of the highest order. His ideology is money and his track record is flawless. When the Russians want review copies of the latest NATO missile system, Barry is

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Different Seasons

By: Stephen King

From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

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Eden Burning

By: Belva Plain

She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Spartans

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: Mattel / Sears

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B-17 Bomber

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

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Entombed

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: US Games

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Operation Sabotage

Operation Sabotage

Platform: TRS-80, Atari 800, Apple II

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

Quantum

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Skill

Publisher: Atari

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