Friday January 22, 1982

US date format: 1/22/1982, UK date format: 22/1/1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jason Peters and Lindsay Stevenson. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Physical by Olivia Newton-John. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. The Border, directed by Tony Richardson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Brummkreisel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Strike or Countdown to Doom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

Events

  • 75% of North America is covered by snow

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Movies

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The Border

The Border

Directed by: Tony Richardson

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Valerie Perrine, Warren Oates

Aamne Samne

Aamne Samne

Directed by: Ashim S. Samanta

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Bindiya Goswami, Arti Gupta, Kamal Kapoor

Shoot the Moon

Shoot the Moon

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Albert Finney, Diane Keaton, Karen Allen, Peter Weller

Borotalco

Borotalco

Directed by: Carlo Verdone

Starring: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica, Angelo Infanti

Vice Squad

Vice Squad

Directed by: Gary Sherman

Starring: Season Hubley, Gary Swanson, Wings Hauser, Pepe Serna

TV Series

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Brummkreisel

Brummkreisel

The Last Song

The Last Song

Directed by: Julie Anne Robinson

Darkroom

Darkroom

Directed by: Britt Napier

Let There Be Love

Let There Be Love

Ramón y Cajal

Ramón y Cajal

Starring: Adolfo Marsillach, Verónica Forqué, Encarna Paso, Fernando Fernán Gómez

Country: Spain

Days to next January 22

If January 22, 1982 is your birthday you're 38 years, 8 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly by David Niven

Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly

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Movie-star Niven has shown his gift for farcical, ribald anecdotes in Bring on the Empty Horses and The Moon's a Balloon, and this novel has its fair share of such wartime/Hollywood

Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith

Gorky Park

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“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

Masquerade by Kit Williams

Masquerade

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Schocken Books. NY. Copyright-1979. This publication-1980. "First American edition". First printing (no later dates, number/letter lines). Blue boards with impression of author's initials (KW) on lower corner of front board.

The Lord God Made Them All by James Herriot

The Lord God Made Them All

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The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mars Cars

Mars Cars

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: Datamost

Moon Patrol

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

Bolo

Bolo

Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Action (4-directional scroller)

Publisher: Synergistic Software

Space Strike

Space Strike

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Datamost

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika


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