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Sunday 22 August 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rodrigo Nehme . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners With The Emerald Express was in the top 5 hits. The Beastmaster, directed by Don Coscarelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while For Special Services by John Gardner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Filthy Rich. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armor Ambush or Arcadians.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Filthy Rich

Written by: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Starring: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

Country: United States

Rätselflug

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

Movies

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

The Beastmaster

Directed by: Don Coscarelli

Starring: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn

Country: United States

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Friday the 13th Part III

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker

Country: United States

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Directed by: Amy Heckerling

Starring: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold

Country: United States

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Pink Floyd The Wall

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson

Country: United States

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The Pirate Movie

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Kristy McNichol, Christopher Atkins, Ted Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 August 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Gen Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence
  • Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peace

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Destroying Beirut -- Aug. 16, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8810
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ted Turner -- Aug. 9, 1982

Books

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

For Special Services

By: John Gardner

For the first time in trade paperback—with new introductions—the novels that began John Gardner's career as the author of the thrilling James Bond 007 series.

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Cinnamon Skin

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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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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Different Seasons

By: Stephen King

From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armor Ambush

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: M-Network

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Dig Dug

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari, Inc.

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Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

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Arcadians

Arcadians

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Acornsoft

Armor Ambush

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: M-Network

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