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Sunday 28 February 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalia Vodianova and Aurélien Capoue. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Centerfold by The J. Geils Band. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit 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 Red Dragon by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Police Squad!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Disco No. 1 or Bachelor Party.
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 ?

Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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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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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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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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It Takes a Worried Man

Written by: Peter Tilbury

Starring: Peter Tilbury, Diana Payan, Andrew Tourell, Christopher Benjamin

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1982 ?

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
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  • AT&T looses record $7 BILLION for fiscal year ending on this day
  • Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic.
  • FALN (PR Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street, New York.
  • AT&T loses record US$7 billion for fiscal year ending on this day.

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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


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

Red Dragon

By: Thomas Harris

A second family has been massacred by the terrifying serial killer the press has christened ?The Tooth Fairy.? Special Agent Jack Crawford turns to the one man who can help restart

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The Dean'S December

By: Saul Bellow

Albert Corde is a professor of journalism and dean of students at a Chicago university. He and his wife, Minna, travel to Bucharest, Romania, where Minna's mother has suffered a stroke.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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By: Albert Goldman


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disco No. 1

Disco No. 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data East

Bachelor Party

Bachelor Party

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze, Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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The Pit

Platform: Arcade Commodore 64

Genre: Action/strategy

Publisher: Taito (JPN) Centuri (US)

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Sky Jinks

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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