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Saturday 26 June 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zuzana Kučová . 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 Secret of NIMH, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Monster Maze or Donkey Kong Jr..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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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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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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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 26 June 1982 ?

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
  • Independence Day in Madagascar
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carlos Lopes runs Europe record 10k (27:34.39)
  • Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig
  • US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli and Palestine Liberation Organization forces

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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


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

Public Smiles, Private Tears

By: Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

London published Fiction

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The One Tree

By: Stephen R. Donaldson

Thomas Covenant and Linden Avery begin their search for the One Tree that is to be the salvation of the Land.

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Monster Maze

3D Monster Maze

Platform: Sinclair ZX81

Genre: 3D first-person adventure

Publisher: J. K. Greye Software

Cosmic Crusader

Cosmic Crusader

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Funtastic

Donkey Kong Jr.

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

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Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Stern

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