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Monday 18 October 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ne-Yo and Thierry Amiel. 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. Halloween III: Season of the Witch, directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial or Communist Mutants from Space.
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 30 days ?

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Tales of the Gold Monkey

Written by: Donald P. Bellisario

Starring: Stephen Collins, Jeff MacKay, Marta DuBois, John Calvin

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

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

Country: United States

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First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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Stalker

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn

Country: United States

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Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jos Lewgoy

Country: United States

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Le brasier ardent

Directed by: Ivan Mozzhukhin

Starring: Ivan Mozzhukhin, Nathalie Lissenko, Nicolas Koline

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Piment (Chili Pepper) Day, twenty-seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • R.C. Church, Anglican communion, et alii - Feast of Saint Luke the Evangelist
  • USA : Alaska: Alaska Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Maurice Gilliams: Belgian writer, poet, essayist, novelist, librarian, wrote autobiography.
  • Bess Truman: American First Lady, wife of President Harry Truman whom she married 6/28/1919.
  • Pierre Mendes-France: French politician (Born 1907).
  • John Robarts: Canadian lawyer and politician 17th Premier of Ontario (d. 1982).
  • Dwain Esper: American director and producer (d. 1982).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Iran hostages by Alain Mingam/Magnum.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8820
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Carter Memoirs -- Oct. 11, 1982

Books

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

Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

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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 ?

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Communist Mutants from Space

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

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Cosmic Ark

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Imagic

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Shark! Shark!

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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Snake Byte

Snake Byte

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sirius Software


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