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Friday 30 April 1982

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kirsten Dunst and Drew Seeley. In that special week of April 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. Lady Chatterley's Lover, directed by Just Jaeckin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bird of Prey. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Front Line or Liberator.
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 ?

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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Icebound in the Antarctic

Written by: Christopher Ralling

Directed by: Martyn Friend

Starring: Raymond Adamson, Todd Armstrong, Anthony Bate, Howard Bell

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Q.E.D.

Written by: John Hawkesworth

Starring: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

Country: United States

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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West Country Tales

Starring: Keith Barron, Jack Watson, Brian Jennings

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Lady Chatterley's Lover

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Shane Briant, Nicholas Clay

Country: United States

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Paradise

Directed by: Stuart Gillard

Starring: Willie Aames, Phoebe Cates, Tuvia Tavi

Country: United States

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Taboo II

Directed by: Kirdy Stevens

Starring: Dorothy LeMay, Honey Wilder, Kevin James

Country: United States

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Cat People

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard

Country: United States

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The Long Good Friday

Directed by: John Mackenzie

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Albert TLCA Bird: Lecture artist.
  • Taisen Deshimaru: founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at age 67.
  • Herman Tholen: Dutch cabaret performer (Juveniles), dies.
  • Lester Bangs: American writer, a critic of rock musicians and their work, whose first piece appeared in "Rolling Stone" magazine on April 5, 1969.
Facts:
  • Atlanta Braves win record 12th straight from beginning of season.
  • Alvaro Magana chosen to succeed Jose N Duarte as President of El Salvador.
  • Iranian offensive in Khusistan.
  • Bijon Setu massacre

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator Howard Baker -- Apr. 26, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8794
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Falklands Crisis -- Apr. 19, 1982

Books

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

Noble House

By: James Clavell

The setting is Hong Kong, 1963. The action spans scarcely more than a week, but these are days of high adventure: from kidnapping and murder to financial double-dealing and natural catastrophes–fire, flood, landslide.

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Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Provides an entertaining and sympathetic look at the painful pleasures of adolescent rites of passage, accompanied by the delightful drawings of Edward Koren

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

At the end of World War II, decorated sergeant Michael Wilson enters the mental war of a Pacific military hospital, which contains five remaining patients united by their devotion to their nurse, Honour Langtry

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The Hotel New Hampshire

By: John Irving

“The first of my father’s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.”

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Moon Patrol

Platform: Arcade, various

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Irem Williams Electronics

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Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

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Front Line

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, FM-7, MSX, Nintendo Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Multi-directional shooter Run and gun

Publisher: Taito

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Liberator

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Atari

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Preppie!

Preppie!

Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International


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