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Monday 27 December 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terji Skibenaes and James Mead. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, 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 Extra Tato. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Entombed or Motor Mania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1982 or at December 27 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Cutting Edge Happy Hour

Starring: Peter Zaremba, Merrill Ward

Country: United States

Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States

The Frugal Gourmet

Starring: Jeffrey L. Smith

Country: United States

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The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Xtro

Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
  • R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Imran Khan 8-60 to bring innings victory versus India at Karachi.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Photograph of Protestant Missionary Leon Dillinger in New Guinea
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8830
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miguel de la Madrid -- Dec. 20, 1982

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 ?

Castle of Riddles

Castle of Riddles

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft

Dragonfire

Platform: Atari 2600 (original) ColecoVision, VIC-20, Intellivision, TRS-80 Color Computer,

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagic

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Kozmik Krooz'r

Kozmik Krooz'r

Genre: Shoot 'em Up

Publisher: Bally Midway

Entombed

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: US Games

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Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)


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