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Sunday 31 January 1982

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andreas Gorlitz and Janis Sprukts. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK The Model / Computer Love by Kraftwerk was in the top 5 hits. Immagini di un convento, directed by Joe D'Amato, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1982 while The Cardinal Sins by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ramón y Cajal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Bilestoad or Escape.
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 ?

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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Movie Macabre

Starring: Cassandra Peterson

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Neighbors

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker

Country: United States

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Over the Edge

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Matt Dillon, Michael Eric Kramer, Pamela Ludwig

Country: United States

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Taps

Directed by: Harold Becker

Starring: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox

Country: United States

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On Golden Pond

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda

Country: United States

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Reds

Directed by: Warren Beatty

Starring: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 10 Arabian oryx (extinct except in zoos) released in Oman
  • 12th AFC-NFC pro bowl, AFC wins 16-13
  • NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 16-13
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Joe Montana -- Jan. 25, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8780
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Video Games -- Jan. 18, 1982

Books

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

The Cardinal Sins

By: Andrew M. Greeley

The Cardinal Sins ignited a worldwide sensation when it first appeared nearly thirty years ago. Selling more than three million copies, it launched Andrew M.

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No Time For Tears

By: Cynthia Freeman

No Time for Tears

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The Lord God Made Them All

By: James Herriot

The triumphant conclusion to the legendary seriesWith each book more engaging than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire through his uplifting experiences as a

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Bilestoad

The Bilestoad

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Combat

Publisher: Datamost

Choplifter

Platform: Apple II, Arcade, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Fujitsu FM-7

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Brøderbund Ariolasoft (for European Commodore 64 version) Atari, Inc. (Atari 5200 version) Atari Corp. (Atari 7800 and XEGS versions) Sega (1985 arcade version)

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Dig Dug

Platform: Arcade, Other

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Namco; NA Atari, Inc.

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Escape

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

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Slime

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software

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