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Thursday 24 June 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kevin Kleinberg and Xavier Ziani. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. The Thing, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Celebrity by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Football Manager (series) or Paratrooper.
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 ?

Bird of Prey

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jeremy Child, Nigel Davenport

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Police Squad!

Written by: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Country: United States

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Airline

Written by: Wilfred Greatorex

Starring: Roy Marsden, Richard Heffer, Sean Scanlan, Polly Hemingway

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Firefox

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft

Country: United States

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E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
  • Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
  • Jean-Loup Chretien, first spacionaut, two others, lift off (Soyuz T-16).
  • ''The Jakarta Incident'': British Airways Flight 9 flies into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung, resulting in the failure of all four engines.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Israel's Blitz -- June 21, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8802
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerry Cooney, Sylvester Stallone -- June 14, 1982

Books

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

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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North And South

By: John Jakes

The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return

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Eden Burning

By: Belva Plain

She was a girl as beautiful and innocent as her family's lush Caribbean plantation—until she discovered the darkness of desire and became a woman.

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The Man From St. Petersburg

By: Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, ha had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Football Manager (series)

Platform: Football Manager: TRS-80, ZX80/ZX81, ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric-1/Oric Atmos, Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, Dragon 32/64, Commodore VIC-20, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 16/Plus/4, MSX, PC, At

Genre: Sports game Business simulation

Publisher: Addictive Games

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Paratrooper

Platform: PC Booter

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Orion Software

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Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

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Choplifter

Platform: Apple II, Arcade, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Brøderbund Ariolasoft (for European Commodore 64 version) Atari, Inc. (Atari 5200 version) Atari Corp. (Atari 7800 and XEGS versions) Sega (1985 arcade version)

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Devil Fish

Devil Fish

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Artic Electronics


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