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Thursday 29 July 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonatas Domingos and Janez Aljancic. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor. In UK Fame by Irene Cara was in the top 5 hits. Night Shift, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Public Smiles, Private Tears by Helen Van Slyke with James Elward was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rätselflug. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frenzy or Gridrunner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Rätselflug

Starring: Günther Jauch, Gerd Rohleder, Bernhard Russi

NBC News Overnight

Starring: Lloyd Dobyns, Linda Ellerbee, Bill Schechner

Country: United States

The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Starring: Janice Chaikelson, Adrian Knight, Michael Rudder, Terrence Labrosse

Country: France

Schwarz Rot Gold

Starring: Uwe Friedrichsen, Edgar Bessen, George Meyer-Goll, Siegfried Kernen

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Last American Virgin

Directed by: Boaz Davidson

Starring: Lawrence Monoson, Diane Franklin, Steve Antin

Country: United States

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Night Shift

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long

Country: United States

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An Officer and a Gentleman

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith

Country: United States

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The World According to Garp

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close

Country: United States

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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Directed by: Colin Higgins

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 July 1982 ?

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Facts:
  • Andy Taylor of rock group Duran Duran weds Tracie Wilson

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ayatullah Khomeini -- July 26, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8807
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Seige of Beirut -- July 19, 1982

Books

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

Public Smiles, Private Tears

By: Helen Van Slyke with James Elward

London published Fiction

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The Fate Of The Earth

By: Jonathan Schell

Now combined in one volume, these two books helped focus national attention in the early 1980s on the movement for a nuclear freeze.

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Cinnamon Skin

By: John D. MacDonald

From a beloved master of crime fiction, Cinnamon Skin is one of many classic novels featuring Travis McGee, the hard-boiled detective who lives on a houseboat.

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Celebrity

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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cave of the Word Wizard

Cave of the Word Wizard

Platform: C64

Genre: Education: Spelling

Publisher: Timeworks, Inc.

Frenzy

Platform: Arcade, ColecoVision, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Stern Electronics

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Operation Sabotage

Operation Sabotage

Platform: TRS-80, Atari 800, Apple II

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

The Cosmic Balance

The Cosmic Balance

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Simulation, Strategy

Gridrunner

Platform: Commodore Vic-20

Publisher: HESware

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