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Tuesday 21 December 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Gansey and Charlie Cox. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. The Dark Crystal, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Having It All by Helen Gurley Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Starcade. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Snack Attack or Birdie King.
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 ?

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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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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Movies

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

The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Sophie's Choice

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol

Country: United States

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48 Hrs.

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 December 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miguel de la Madrid -- Dec. 20, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8829
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Dec. 13, 1982

Books

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

Having It All

By: Helen Gurley Brown

Having It All: Love Success Sex Money... Even If You're Starting Wi, by Brown, Helen Gurley

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Life, The Universe And Everything

By: Douglas Adams

"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

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Crossings

By: Danielle Steel

Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ms. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally/Midway Manufacturing; JP Namco

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River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

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Snack Attack

Snack Attack

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

Birdie King

Birdie King

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Taito

Satan's Hollow

Satan's Hollow

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Bally Midway


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