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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 Luther Head and Frédéric Molas. 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 Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ritzaryat na bylata dama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Slime or Dung Beetles.
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 ?


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

Country: United States

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Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 November 1982 ?

  • 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.
  • 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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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


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

Master of the Game

By: Sidney Sheldon

WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

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By: Danielle Steel

Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

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Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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B-17 Bomber

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

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Dung Beetles

Dung Beetles

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit TRS-80

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datasoft

River Rescue

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64,[1] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Thorn EMI Video Programmes

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