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Monday 19 April 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Hagerty and Filip Jícha. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Crusader or Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle.
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 in the last months ?

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Porky's

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 April 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
  • The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Guinon Bluford announced as 1st black Astronaut
  • Sally Ride announced as 1st woman Astronaut
  • Rosie Ruiz, marathon race cheater, arrested for forgery.
  • USSR Salyut 7 space station put into orbit.
  • 86th Boston Marathon won by Alberto Salazar of Oregon in 2:08:51.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Falklands Crisis -- Apr. 19, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8793
  • Time: Inset: Ronald Reagan by Dennis Brack

Books

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

Spring Moon

By: Bette Bao Lord

At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

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Twice Shy

By: Dick Francis

A computerized horse-betting system falls into Jonathan Derry's hands--and unless he returns it to the rightful owners, the odds of his survival are slim to none.

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Thy Brother'S Wife

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The direction of Paul and Sean Cronin's lives was shaped the day their father, a self-made multimillionaire, decided that one of his boys would grow up to be a cardinal while

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A Green Desire

By: Anton Myrer

Two brothers, as different as night and day: one, charming and ruthless, buys his way into Harvard, Wall Street, and high society; the other brother remains by his mother's side and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chicken!

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Cosmic Crusader

Cosmic Crusader

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Funtastic

Demons to Diamonds

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Atari

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Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Coleco

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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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