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Friday 26 November 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Larsen and Don Jazzy. 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. Tootsie, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ritzaryat na bylata dama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sky Jinks or Baby Pac-Man.
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 ?

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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At the Movies

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

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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Movies

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

Tootsie

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr

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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Still of the Night

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Roy Scheider, Meryl Streep, Jessica Tandy

Country: United States

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Creepshow

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dan Tobin: Actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73.
  • Juhan Aavic: Composer, dies at 98.
  • Robert Coote: actor (Timmy - Rogues, Theodore - Nero Wolfe), dies of a heart attack in New York City at age 73.
Facts:
  • Yasuhiro Nakasone elected Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Zenko Suzuki
  • Clyde King named New York Yankees' manager.
  • Howard Cossell calls his last fight after being disgusted by the Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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The Hotel New Hampshire

By: John Irving

“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

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Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Cross

Platform: Arcade Game MSX

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Omori Electric

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Sky Jinks

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Baby Pac-Man

Baby Pac-Man

Genre: Maze/Pinball

Publisher: Bally Midway

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique

Pickaxe Pete (Europe) Pick Axe Pete! (US)

Pickaxe Pete (Europe) Pick Axe Pete! (US)

Platform: Philips Videopac (Europe) Magnavox Odyssey² (US)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Philips, Magnavox


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