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Monday 19 July 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jared Padalecki and Cade Carradine. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. 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 Worldly Goods by Michael Korda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack at EP-CYG-4 or Andromeda Conquest.
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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

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


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 19 July 1982 ?

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
  • Bolivian government resigns
  • David S Dodge becomes the first American hostage in Lebanon.
  • William Whitelaw, Home Secretary, announces that Michael Trestrail (the Queen's bodyguard) has resigned from the Metropolitan Police Service over a relationship with a male prostitute.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Seige of Beirut -- July 19, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8806
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: American Women -- July 12, 1982


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

Worldly Goods

By: Michael Korda

First edition. Family secrets, Nazis, the Holocaust, and... "a bitter competition...for the ownership of a famous New York publishing house--an acquisition too insignificant in terms of money to justify the degree

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By: Thomas Thompson

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

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The Case Of Lucy Bending

By: Lawrence Sanders

The #1 master of suspense...Case closed!In the sun-and-rum-drenched inner circles of Florida's Gold Coast, evil disguises itself as a precocious eight-year-old with unnatural desires---and murderous intentions...One

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Imagic

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Attack at EP-CYG-4

Attack at EP-CYG-4

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: shooter

Publisher: BRAM Inc., Romox

Andromeda Conquest

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Cannonball Blitz

Cannonball Blitz

Platform: Apple II, TI-99/4A, VIC-20

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

RealSports Volleyball

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari

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