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Saturday 27 February 1982

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amédy Coulibaly and Ali Bastian. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK A Town Called Malice / Precious by The Jam was in the top 5 hits. Evil Under the Sun, directed by Guy Hamilton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while An Indecent Obsession by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Squad!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aztec or Andromeda Conquest.
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 ?

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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West Country Tales

Starring: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Computer Programme

Starring: Chris Serle, Ian McNaught-Davis, Gill Nevill

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Laugh Trax

Starring: Jim Fisher, Howie Mandel, Gail Matthius, Jim Staahl

Country: United States

Movies

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

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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Death Wish II

Directed by: Michael Winner

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Quest for Fire

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi

Country: United States

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Das Boot

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Jrgen Prochnow, Herbert Grnemeyer, Klaus Wennemann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amédy Coulibaly: French Islamist terrorist, killing four Jewish patrons at a Jewish Hypercacher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes, Paris, on 9 January 2015, and an unarmed French policewoman, Clarissa Jean-Philippe, the day before.
  • Ali Bastian: English actress.
  • Amedy Coulibaly: French criminal (d. 2015).
  • Bruno Soares: Brazilian tennis player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta
  • Dan Issel (NBA-Denver Nuggets) hits on 63rd consecutive free throw.
  • Earl Anthony becomes first professional bowler to win more than US$1 million.
  • In Atlanta, Georgia, Wayne Williams is convicted of murdering two children, and given two consecutive life terms.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jaclyn Smith and the Baby Boom -- Feb. 22, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8785
  • Time: Steve Jobs of Apple Computer

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 ?

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Cloudy Mountain

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Action-adventure[1]

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Aztec

Platform: Apple II, Atari 400/800, Commodore 64

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Datamost

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Andromeda Conquest

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Avalon Hill

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Eggomania

Eggomania

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action, Arcade

Publisher: US Games

Rocky's Boots

Platform: Apple II, CoCo, Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Educational game

Publisher: The Learning Company

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