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Wednesday 26 May 1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jon Tester and Cristy Road. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. Rocky III, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Years Of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mysterious Cities of Gold. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Great Britain Ltd or Grand Prix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

Rocky III

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Alan Ladd

Country: United States

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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston

Country: United States

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Annie

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Aileen Quinn, Albert Finney, Carol Burnett

Country: United States

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Conan the Barbarian

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jon Tester: American Musician (Voytek).
  • Cristy Road: Cuban-American illustrator, graphic novelist, and punk rock musician whose posters, music, and autobiographical works explore themes of feminism, queer culture, and social justice.
  • Sten Lassmann: Estonian pianist.
  • Hasan Kabze: Turkish footballer.
  • Yoko Matsugane: Japanese model.
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Facts:
  • British ship Atlantic Conveyor and Coventry were hit in Falkland war
  • Aston Villa win the European Cup, defeating Bayern Munich 1-0 in Rotterdam, Netherlands thanks to a Peter Withe goal.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Social Security -- May 24, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8798
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: H.M.S. Sheffield -- May 17, 1982

Books

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

Years Of Upheaval

By: Henry Kissinger

In Years of Upheaval Henry Kissinger recalls the turbulent years of the second Administration of Richard Nixon, which began on 20 January 1973.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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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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What Every Woman Should Know About Men

By: Joyce Brothers

What Every Woman Should Know About Men and she tells it all in this explicit and informative guide to understanding and coping with the opposite sex.Featuring:--

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Great Britain Ltd

Great Britain Ltd

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Government simulation

Publisher: Simon Hessel

Dungeons of Daggorath

Dungeons of Daggorath

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer, Dragon computer

Genre: Dungeon crawl

Publisher: Tandy Corporation

Grand Prix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Mars Cars

Mars Cars

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action

Publisher: Datamost

QB-3

QB-3

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Rock-Ola


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