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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 A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Extra Tato. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deadly Duck or Dragonfire.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 December 1982 ?

  • 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:
  • Imran Khan 8-60 to bring innings victory versus India at Karachi.

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American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 10 - 27
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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


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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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Growing Up

By: Russell Baker

This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

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Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

By: Len Deighton

Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

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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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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action-adventure[1]

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Deadly Duck

Deadly Duck

Platform: Atari 2600, VIC-20

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: 20th Century Fox Games


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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagic

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Felix in the Factory

Felix in the Factory

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Memotech MTX

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Power

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