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Sunday 27 June 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include San Francisco (California) and Dany Veríssimo. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. The Secret of NIMH, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Celebrity by Thomas Thompson was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bilestoad or Dung Beetles.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Secret of NIMH

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

Country: United States

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Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young

Country: United States

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Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Freddie Jones, David Huffman

Country: United States

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Grease 2

Directed by: Patricia Birch

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Maxwell Caulfield, Lorna Luft

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Bird of Prey

Starring: Richard Griffiths, Carole Nimmons, Jeremy Child, Nigel Davenport

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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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New Wave Theatre

Starring: Peter Ivers, Band, Sandy Fury

Country: United States

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:20 Minute Workout

Starring: Bess Motta, Holly Butler, Deborah Corday, DeLee Lively

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1982 ?

  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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  • Play Me a Country Song opens and closes at Virginia Theater, New York City
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • STS-4 Launch (Columbia)
  • 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 launched.
  • Space Shuttle Columbia launched from the Kennedy Space Center on the final research and development flight mission, STS-4.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Israel's Blitz -- June 21, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8802
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerry Cooney, Sylvester Stallone -- June 14, 1982


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


By: Thomas Thompson

A story of three young men whose graduation spree results in violence that haunts their march to celebrity. The three go their separate ways.

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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By: Robert A. Heinlein

Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world, Friday operates over a near-future Earth, where chaos reigns.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bilestoad

The Bilestoad

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Datamost

Countdown to Doom

Countdown to Doom

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, RISC OS, RM Nimbus, PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Acornsoft, Topologika


Platform: PC Booter

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Orion Software

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Dung Beetles

Dung Beetles

Platform: Apple II Atari 8-bit TRS-80

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Datasoft


Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

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