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Saturday 12 November 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlton Cole and Charlie Morton. In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. Sleepaway Camp, directed by Robert Hiltzik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong Jr. Math or My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1983 or at November 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Sleepaway Camp

Directed by: Robert Hiltzik

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields

Country: United States

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A Christmas Story

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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All the Right Moves

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom

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Who Dares Wins

Starring: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 4 die in a train crash in Marshall, Texas
  • New Jersey Devils, first overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Grenada and Beirut -- Nov. 7, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8876
  • Life: President John F Kennedy

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

Forced to leave the Clan and her young son, Ayla sets out alone to travel the frigid steppes until she finds the valley of horses. Unable to find people like herself, the Cro-Magnons, she settles there and seeks friendship elsewhere.

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Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

A story of love, fame, and destiny centers on the larger-than-life painter, Julien Mistral, and the magnificent Lunel women--Maggy, Teddy, and Fauve--fatally and forever bound to him.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Capture The Flag

Platform: Atari 8-bit VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sirius Software

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Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Edutainment, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Infidel

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar

My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar

Platform: ZX Spectrum


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