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Saturday 20 November 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Margo Stilley and Olga Kay. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker. In UK I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant was in the top 5 hits. Still of the Night, directed by Robert Benton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ritzaryat na bylata dama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cosmic Chasm or Gravitar.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Still of the Night

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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The Last Unicorn

Directed by: Jules Bass

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury

Country: United States

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Directed by: George A. Romero

Starring: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau

Country: United States

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The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan

Country: United States

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Piranha Part Two: The Spawning

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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

Country: United States

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Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1982 ?

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
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  • Drew Barrymore at age 7 hosts Saturday Night Live

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

  • Time: Artwork by Nigel Holmes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8824
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Catalogues -- Nov. 8, 1982


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

The Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

By: Femmy DeLyser

DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

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Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

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Living, Loving & Learning

By: Leo Buscaglia

LIVING, LOVING AND LEARNING is a delightful collection of Dr. Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Birdie King

Birdie King

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Great Britain Ltd

Great Britain Ltd

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Simon Hessel

Cosmic Chasm

Cosmic Chasm

Platform: Vectrex, Arcade Game

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: Cinematronics


Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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Spider Fighter

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Activision

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