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Wednesday 8 June 1983

1983-06-08

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Octopussy, directed by John Glen, 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

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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The Man with Two Brains

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner

Country: United States

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Psycho II

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly

Country: United States

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WarGames

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Trading Places, Ghostbusters, and Gremlins premieres
  • Charlos Vieira begins 191-hour "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cures for Stress -- June 6, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8853
  • Life: Star Wars George Lucas

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 ?

Beamrider

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Chase the Chuck Wagon

Chase the Chuck Wagon

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Spectravision

Congo Bongo

Platform: Arcade Ports: ColecoVision, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, IntelliVision, Atari 2600, TI-99/4A, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SG-1000

Genre: Isometric platformer

Publisher: Sega

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The Dreadnaught Factor

Platform: Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, Intellivision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Kawasaki Synthesizer

Kawasaki Synthesizer

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Music game, Non-game

Publisher: Sight & Sound Music Software, Inc.[2]


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