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Tuesday 23 November 1982

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Asafa Powell and Shin Sung-rok. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Truly by Lionel Richie. 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 And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ritzaryat na bylata dama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jack the Giantkiller or Space Spartans.
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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 23 November 1982 ?

  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Famous Deaths:
  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB and mated for STS-6
  • FCC drops limits on duration and frequency of TV ads
  • New York Islanders and Minnesota North Stars play to an 8-8 tie.

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

  • Time: Yuri Andropov. In background Leonid Brezhnev.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8825
  • Time: Artwork by Nigel Holmes


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

And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

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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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By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventures of Tron

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Platform: Apple II series

Genre: Action (4-directional scroller)

Publisher: Synergistic Software

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Jack the Giantkiller

Jack the Giantkiller

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Cinematronics

Space Spartans

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: Mattel / Sears

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Platform: Apple II

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datamost

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