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Thursday 7 July 1983

1983-07-07

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Staying Alive, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes

Country: United States

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Class

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy

Country: United States

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Brje Ahlstedt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom

The Consultant

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

Country: United Kingdom

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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The Hot Shoe Show

Starring: Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep

Country: United Kingdom

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
  • United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
  • Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
  • Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
  • Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Vicki Morgan: American homicide victim; the mistress from the age of 18 of financier Alfred Bloomingdale.
  • Herman Kahn: American mathematician, military strategist and author who tried to justify nuclear war; a true Dr. Strangelove.
Facts:
  • 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR
  • Eleven-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR, on invitation of Soviet leader.
  • Cold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: AIDS researcher at the Centers for Disease working to find a cure. Inset: Supreme Court Justice Warr
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8857
  • Life: National Parks In Peril

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 ?

Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Capture The Flag

Platform: Atari 8-bit VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sirius Software

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Frostbite

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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G.I. Joe: Cobra Strike

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software


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