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Tuesday 20 April 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dario Knezevic and Arthur Ashin. 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 A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing or Box cover of Atari 2600 port.
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 20 April 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
  • Timex Computer announces the Timex/Sinclair 1000, the first personal computer to retail for under $100. The unit is an improved Sinclair ZX81 with 2 kB RAM.

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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 ?

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Marco Polo, If You Can

By: William F. Buckley Jr

Master of espionage fiction and National Book Award winner William F. Buckley Jr. brings us another in his best-selling series starring the intrepid CIA agent Blackford Oakes.

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Celebrity

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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Dinner At The Homesick Restaurant

By: Anne Tyler

“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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dragonstomper

Dragonstomper

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Starpath

Frogs and Flies

Platform: Atari 2600, Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel

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Space Cavern

Space Cavern

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Games by Apollo

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Box cover of Atari 2600 port

Platform: Arcade, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, IBM PC, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action game Side-scrolling platformer

Publisher: Taito


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