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Friday 18 June 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vadim Pruzhanov and Fabien Lefèvre. 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. The Thing, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dunzhin or Great Britain Ltd.
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 this week ?

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 June 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Roberto Calvi: Director (Banco Ambrosiano), hangs himself.
  • Curt Jurgens: German actor of over 100 films, but considered his greatest achievements on stage.
  • Curd Jurgens: German-born Austrian actor (d. 1982).
  • John Cheever: Pulitzer prize winning author, dies at 70 in Ossining.
  • Djuna Barnes: American journalist author and playwright (d. 1982).
Facts:
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote

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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 ?

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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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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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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The Hotel New Hampshire

By: John Irving

“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Azurian Attack

Azurian Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Rait Electronics

Dunzhin

Dunzhin

Platform: TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Great Britain Ltd

Great Britain Ltd

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Simon Hessel

Leprechaun

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Moppet Video,[1] Taiyo System

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Getaway!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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