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Thursday 7 April 1983

1983-04-07

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Screwballs, directed by Rafal Zielinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Screwballs

Directed by: Rafal Zielinski

Starring: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale

Country: United States

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The Meaning of Life

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Country: United States

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Bad Boys

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody

Country: United States

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The Outsiders

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio

Country: United States

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The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom

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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

The Machine Gunners

Starring: Shaun Taylor, Debbie Breen, Tony Saint, Alastair Craig

Country: United Kingdom

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
  • Mozambique - Women's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kyle Labine: Canadian actor.
  • Jon Stead: English footballer.
  • Jakub Smrž: Czech motorcycle rider.
  • Janar Talts: Estonian basketball player.
  • Franck Ribéry: French-born soccer player, who has been an integral player in the Club Bayern Munchen (Munich) which he joined in June 2007.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gavin Gordon: Television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82.
Facts:
  • Caps 4-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Semifinals - series tied 1-1
  • STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
  • Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt.
  • WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event.
  • STS-6: Space Shuttle Challenger astronauts Story Musgrave and Donald H. Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk (duration: 4 hours, 10 minutes).

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1983?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Apr. 4, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8844
  • Life: Treating The Unborn

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 ?

Aztarac

Aztarac

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Centuri

Championship Lode Runner

Platform: NES,[2] Apple II,[1] Commodore 64, IBM PC compatible, SG-1000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Famicom) [2] Brøderbund

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Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Edutainment, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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High Way Race

High Way Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Jr. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally Midway; NA Atari; NA/EU Namco

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