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Thursday 30 December 1982

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kristin Kreuk and Dawan Landry. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Extra Tato. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Preppie! or Motor Mania.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 December 1982 ?

  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day
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  • Anthony Shaffers Whodunnit, premieres in New York City
  • US Assay Office in New York City, New York closes.

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

  • Time: Photograph of Protestant Missionary Leon Dillinger in New Guinea
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8830
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Miguel de la Madrid -- Dec. 20, 1982


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

Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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The Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Demon Attack

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Imagic

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Platform: Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Overhead view action

Publisher: Adventure International

Sky Jinks

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Motor Mania

Motor Mania

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: UMI (United Microware Industries)

Operation Sabotage

Operation Sabotage

Platform: TRS-80, Atari 800, Apple II

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: SoftSide

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