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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 Laurianne Deniaud and Hideaki Takizawa. In that special week of March people in US were listening to I Love Rock 'N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. In UK The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit was in the top 5 hits. Cat People, directed by Paul Schrader, 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 Tuesday Night Fights. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Operation Sabotage or Popeye.
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 ?

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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Airline

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Porky's

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight

Country: United States

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Victor Victoria

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston

Country: United States

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Evil Under the Sun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Diner

Directed by: Barry Levinson

Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon

Country: United States

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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:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nuclear War -- Mar. 29, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8790
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Central America -- Mar. 22, 1982

Books

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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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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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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Happy To Be Here

By: Garrison Keillor

“Keillor’s best stuff is clean (in the sense that lines are clean), down to earth, exquisitely good-hearted, highly ludicrous, and as labored as nitrous oxide….

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Lost Luggage

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Games by Apollo

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Necromancer

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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Operation Sabotage

Operation Sabotage

Platform: TRS-80, Atari 800, Apple II

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

Popeye

Platform: Arcade, C64, NES, Magnavox Odyssey², ColecoVision, Atari 2600

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Phaser Patrol

Phaser Patrol

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Small spacecraft simulation

Publisher: Starpath


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