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Sunday 18 July 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Priyanka Chopra and Ryan Cabrera. 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 When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nibbler or Journey Escape.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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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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A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Jos Ferrer

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1982 ?

  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Blues in the Night closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 268 campesinos (''peasants'' or ''country people'') are slain in the Plan de Sanchez massacre in Rios Montt's Guatemala.

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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


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

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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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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Cinnamon Skin

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Air Raiders

Platform: Atari 2600

Publisher: Mattel

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Osborne 1

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

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Platform: Arcade, C64, NES, Magnavox Odyssey², ColecoVision, Atari 2600

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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