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Monday 29 March 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jay Brannan and Maxime Dereymez. In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK My Camera Never Lies by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Starstruck, directed by Gillian Armstrong, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Middletown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Moon Patrol or Nibbler.
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Movies

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Starstruck

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Jo Kennedy, Ross O'Donovan, Margo Lee, Max Cullen

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Angel

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

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Cat People

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States

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Some Kind of Hero

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Ray Sharkey, Ronny Cox

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Silent Rage

Directed by: Michael Miller

Starring: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats, Toni Kalem

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TV Series

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

Middletown

Directed by: Brian Kirk

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Flashback

Directed by: Franco Amurri

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Brummkreisel

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Rough Justice

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 March 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Bertold (d.1179)
  • Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
  • St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
  • St. Eustace
  • Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jay Brannan
  • Maxime Dereymez
  • Laurianne Deniaud: French politician, the President of the Young Socialist Movement (MJS) from November 2009 to November 2011, then national secretary of the PS, Councillor to François Hollande during the presidential election and François Lamy's chief of staff until November 2013.
  • Hideaki Takizawa: Japanese actor and singer (Tackey & Tsubasa).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Rudy Bond: Actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68.
  • Carl Orff: German composer and musical educator, who was known for his teaching of music with the aid of percussion instruments in group performances.
  • Nathan Twining: American general (d. 1982).
  • Walter Hallstein: German academic and politician 1st President of the European Commission (d. 1982).
Facts:
  • 2nd Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins
  • 54th Academy Awards - Chariots of Fire, Henry Fonda and K Hepburn win
  • Delhi 707 beats Karnataka 705 on first innings to win Ranji Trophy.
  • The Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
  • Second Golden Raspberry Awards: Mommie Dearest wins.

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Books

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The Mosquito Coast

By: Paul Theroux

In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've

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The I Love New York Diet

By: Bess Myerson and Bill Adler

Safer than the FAD diet and it works better. Recommended by leading drs.

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Go Slowly, Come Back Quickly

By: David Niven

Movie-star Niven has shown his gift for farcical, ribald anecdotes in Bring on the Empty Horses and The Moon's a Balloon, and this novel has its fair share of such wartime/Hollywood

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A Green Desire

By: Anton Myrer

Two brothers, as different as night and day: one, charming and ruthless, buys his way into Harvard, Wall Street, and high society; the other brother remains by his mother's side and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Data Age

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

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Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Demon Attack

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, Intellivision, Odyssey², PC Booter, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A, TRS-80.

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Imagic

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Nibbler

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Annie

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Charlotte's Web

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Rocky III

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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