Friday June 18, 1982

US date format: 6/18/1982, UK date format: 18/6/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 18, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabien Lefèvre and Nadir Belhadj. 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. Blade Runner, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Los gozos y las sombras. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shuttle or Bump 'n' Jump.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

The Last American Virgin

The Last American Virgin

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Starring: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin, Joe Rubbo

Country: United States of America

Girls Nite Out

Girls Nite Out

Directed by: Robert Deubel

Starring: Julia Montgomery, James Carroll, Suzanne Barnes, Rutanya Alda

Megaforce

Megaforce

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Edward Mulhare

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.

Events

  • Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

TV Series

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Los gozos y las sombras

Los gozos y las sombras

Starring: Eusebio Poncela, Carlos Larrañaga, Charo López, Rafael Alonso

Country: Spain

Middletown

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

The Black Adder

The Black Adder

SNC News

SNC News

The Mississippi

The Mississippi

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The One Tree by Stephen R. Donaldson

The One Tree

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My personal book from one of my favorite authors! This RARE FIRST EDITION 1982 COLLECTIBLE is a perfect gift for any Donaldson fan. Book is in great condition with no markings and a tight binding.

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler

Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

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“Beautiful . . . funny, heart-hammering, wise . . . superb entertainment.” –The New York Times“A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read.”–The

When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Harold S. Kushner

When Bad Things Happen To Good People

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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:

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

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Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

Celebrity by Thomas Thompson

Celebrity

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A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shuttle

Shuttle

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Interactive Simulations

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola

Bump 'n' Jump

Bump 'n' Jump

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Data East, Bally Midway, Vic Tokai (NES)

Rip-Off

Rip-Off

Platform: Arcade (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics


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