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Friday 15 July 1983

1983-07-15

It was Friday, 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. Mr. Mom, directed by Stan Dragoti, 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 this week ?

Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Zelig

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan

Country: United States

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Puberty Blues

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Nell Schofield, Jad Capelja, Geoff Rhoe

Country: United States

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes

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 15 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eddie Foy Jr: Actor (Eddie-Fair Exchange), dies of cancer at 78.
Facts:
  • 8 killed, 54 wounded, by Armenian extremists bomb at Orly, France
  • Linda Ronstadt debuts as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance
  • A terrorist attack is launched by Armenian militant organisation ASALA at the Paris-Orly Airport in Paris; it leaves 8 people dead and 55 injured.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: IBM's John Opel -- July 11, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8858
  • Time: AIDS researcher at the Centers for Disease working to find a cure. Inset: Supreme Court Justice Warr

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 ?

Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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Cuthbert Goes Digging

Cuthbert Goes Digging

Platform: Dragon 32

Enduro

Platform: Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Activision

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G.I. Joe: Cobra Strike

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Granny's Garden

Granny's Garden

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Macintosh, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Linux, ZX Spectrum, iPhone, iPad

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: 4Mation


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