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Sunday 16 October 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rémi Ochlik and Janette Manrara. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, 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 Rote Erde. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champion Baseball or Cookie.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Possession

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen

Country: United States

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Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom

The Consultant

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1983 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Liberace: American noted family, brother of the entertainer, Liberace.
Facts:
  • Zorba opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 362 performances
  • Baltimore Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 3 in 80th World Series

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Shaping Up' Rising standards inEducation. Inset:, Walter Mondale by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8872
  • Time: The 60th Anniversary Issue of TIME Magazine.

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Champion Baseball

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SEGA

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Cookie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

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The Dungeon Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Crystal Computing

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Everest Ascent

Everest Ascent

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64

Genre: Adventure, Strategy

Publisher: Richard Shepherd Software Ltd.

Food Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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