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Tuesday 8 March 1983

1983-03-08

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Space by James A. Michener 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 ?

The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Glomdalsbruden

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Einar Sissener, Tove Tellback, Stub Wiberg

Country: United States

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The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott

Country: United States

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Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay

Country: United States

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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

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 8 March 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR
  • IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
  • US House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR.
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire."
  • IBM announces the IBM Personal Computer XT. It features an Intel 8088 processor, 10 MB hard drive, 128 kB RAM, and one double-sided 360 kB floppy drive. Price is $4995. "XT" stands for eXtended Technology.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Nigerian oilfield by William Campbell
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8840
  • Life: Monacos First Family

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

Arabian

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Atari Inc. (US)

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Bio-Attack

Bio-Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Champion Baseball

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SEGA

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Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Edutainment, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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