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Friday 29 January 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Lambert and Riff Raff (rapper). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ramón y Cajal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing David's Midnight Magic or Check Man.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker

Country: United States

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Over the Edge

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Matt Dillon, Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig

Country: United States

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Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • Wayne Garland, baseball first millionaire free agent, waived by Cleveland Indians.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Montana -- Jan. 25, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8780
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Video Games -- Jan. 18, 1982


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

Gorky Park

By: Martin Cruz Smith

“Brilliant . . . enough enigmas within enigmas within enigmas to reel the mind.”–The New YorkerA triple murder in a Moscow amusement center: three corpses found frozen in the snow, faces

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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The Legacy

By: Howard Fast

The Legacy continues the saga of the Lavette family begun in these bestsellers: The Immigrants, Second Generation, and The Establishment. This fourth-in-series story takes place during the turbulent 1960s as

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Never-Say-Diet Book

By: Richard Simmons

"I don't believe in fast, painless, or miracle ways of losing weight" In fact, famous weight-loss expert Richard Simmons doesn't even like the word diet (Take a look at those first

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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David's Midnight Magic

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 Atari 8-bit

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Brøderbund Software Ariolasoft

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Crazy Climber

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001, Atari 2600, Famicom, Sharp X68000, WonderSwan, Virtual Console, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Vertically scrolling video game

Publisher: Nichibutsu (Nihon Bussan Co. Ltd.) HAMSTER Corporation

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Check Man

Check Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Zilec-Zenitone

Journey Escape

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

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