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Monday 31 May 1982

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Tucker and Casey James. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Ebony And Ivory by Paul McCartney. In UK Goody Two Shoes by Adam Ant was in the top 5 hits. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, directed by Nicholas Meyer, 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 The Mysterious Cities of Gold. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Choplifter or Front Line.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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Poltergeist

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Rocky III

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Alan Ladd

Country: United States

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Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1982 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jack Dempsey: American Heavyweight boxing champion in 1919 by knocking out Jess Willard in round three.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Falklands D-Day -- May 31, 1982
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8799
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Social Security -- May 24, 1982

Books

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

Teenage Romance

By: Delia Ephron

Teenage Romance

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An Indecent Obsession

By: Colleen McCullough

The dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, where she cares for soldiers who have gone 'troppo' or are battle fatigued.

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crazy Climber

Platform: Arcade, Arcadia 2001, Atari 2600, Famicom, Sharp X68000, WonderSwan, Virtual Console, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4

Genre: Vertically scrolling video game

Publisher: Nichibutsu (Nihon Bussan Co. Ltd.) HAMSTER Corporation

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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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Rip-Off

Rip-Off

Platform: Arcade (original) Vectrex

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Cinematronics

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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River Raid

Platform: Atari 2600, Windows, MSX

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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