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Friday 29 October 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicolas Gob and Ariel Lin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Who Can It Be Now? by Men At Work. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. Piranha Part Two: The Spawning, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Different Seasons by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Realm of Nauga or Lost Luggage.
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 ?

Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Nature

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Timewatch

Starring: Michael Praed

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Tales of the Gold Monkey

Written by: Donald P. Bellisario

Starring: Stephen Collins, Jeff MacKay, Marta DuBois, John Calvin

Country: United States

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Faerie Tale Theatre

Starring: Shelley Duvall, John Achorn, Patrick DeSantis, David McCharen

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Piranha Part Two: The Spawning

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Tricia O'Neil, Steve Marachuk, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States

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The Man from Snowy River

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan

Country: United States

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Snake in the Eagle's Shadow

Directed by: Woo-Ping Yuen

Starring: Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang

Country: United States

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First Blood

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna

Country: United States

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Directed by: Tommy Lee Wallace

Starring: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release Girl is Mine
  • Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pac Men -- Oct. 25, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8821
  • Time: Inset: Iran hostages by Alain Mingam/Magnum.

Books

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

Different Seasons

By: Stephen King

From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

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Indecent Exposure

By: David McClintick

When the head of Columbia Pictures, David Begelman, got caught forging Cliff Robertson's name on a $10,000 check, it seemed, at first, like a simple case of embezzlement.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

By: Femmy DeLyser

DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

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Spellbinder

By: Harold Robbins

In the hard-hitting works of Harold Robbins, even the sacred isn’t sacred. He takes aim at the world of religious revivalism.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Tanx

3D Tanx

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: dk'tronics

Beat 'Em & Eat 'Em

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Adult

Publisher: Mystique

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Kangaroo

Platform: Arcade (original) Atari 8-bit Atari 2600 Atari 5200

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sun Electronics, Atari

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Realm of Nauga

Realm of Nauga

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer (I)

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spectral Associates[2] Chromasette[1]

Lost Luggage

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Games by Apollo

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