Wednesday September 29, 1982

US date format: 9/29/1982, UK date format: 29/9/1982

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 1982). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ariana Jollee and Matt Giteau. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Jack & Diane by John Cougar. In UK Pass The Dutchie by Musical Youth was in the top 5 hits. My Favorite Year, directed by Richard Benjamin, 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 Space Cobra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Motor Mania or Demon Attack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
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Events

  • 1st broadcast of Cheers on NBC-TV
  • Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
  • (to October 1) The Tylenol scare is sparked when 7 people in the Chicago area die after ingesting capsules laced with potassium cyanide.
  • The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
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Movies

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My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Split Image

Split Image

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Karen Allen, Peter Fonda, James Woods

The Entity

The Entity

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe

Country: United States of America

Hey Good Lookin'

Hey Good Lookin'

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Richard Romanus, David Proval, Jesse Welles, Tina Romanus

Blood Song

Blood Song

Directed by: Alan J. Levi

Starring: Donna Wilkes, Richard Jaeckel, Antoinette Bower, Dane Clark

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TV Series

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Space Cobra

Space Cobra

Starring: Nachi Nozawa

Country: Japan

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Chôjikû Yôsai Macross

Starring: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Shô Hayami

Country: Japan

Voyagers!

Voyagers!

CBS News Nightwatch

CBS News Nightwatch

Tucker's Witch

Tucker's Witch

Days to next September 29

If September 29, 1982 is your birthday you're 37 years, 11 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Crossings by Danielle Steel

Crossings

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Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension

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Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Indecent Exposure by David McClintick

Indecent Exposure

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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.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

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WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

Pepper II

Pepper II

Platform: Arcade (original); ColecoVision

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Exidy

Journey to the Planets

Journey to the Planets

Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Space Adventure Action Puzzle

Publisher: JV Software, Inc., Roklan Software

Reactor

Reactor

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Gottlieb

Demon Attack

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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