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Sunday 25 April 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karine Ferri and Grégory Bourdy. In that special week of April people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Spring Moon by Bette Bao Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spider Fighter or Log Run.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 April 1982 ?

  • ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
  • Saint Filo.
  • Official Red Hat Society day.
  • Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
  • Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
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Famous Deaths:
  • John Cody: US Cardinal / Archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at 74.
  • William R Burnett: United States -- Writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82.
  • Paul de Vree: Flemish writer/essayist (Round Table), dies.
  • Don Wilson: TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at age 81.
  • In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
  • Yanks fire manager Bob Lemon and replaces him with Gene Michael
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • John Cody, US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at age 74.
  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Falklands Crisis -- Apr. 19, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8793
  • Time: Inset: Ronald Reagan by Dennis Brack


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

Spring Moon

By: Bette Bao Lord

At a time of mystery and cruelty ... in an ancient land of breathtaking beauty and exotic surprise ... a courageous woman triumphs over her world's ultimate tragedy.Behind

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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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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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The I Love New York Diet

By: Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Valadon Automation

Dig Dug

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari, Inc.

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Spider Fighter

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Platform: TI-99/4A

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Texas Instruments

Log Run

Log Run

Platform: VIC-20

Publisher: Terminal Software

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