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Saturday 1 October 1983

1983-10-01

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair

Country: United States

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Give us a Break

Starring: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Country: United Kingdom

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America

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Books

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

Space

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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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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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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Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Asterix

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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Chase the Chuck Wagon

Chase the Chuck Wagon

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Spectravision

Epidemic!

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Strategy Game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

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Flip & Flop

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: First Star Software State Soft

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Gyruss

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sony PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Handheld T

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: WW Konami; NA Centuri (Original Arcade Version); NA Ultra Games (NES Version)

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