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Sunday 17 July 1983

1983-07-17

It was Sunday, 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.
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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 17 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale
  • 1st USFL championship (Mich Panthers beats Philadelphia Stars 24-22)

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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 ?

Bun Fun

Bun Fun

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Squirrel

Chuckie Egg

Chuckie Egg

Platform: BBC Micro ZX Spectrum Dragon 32/64 Acorn Electron Commodore 64 MSX Tatung Einstein Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit family Commodore Amiga Atari ST IBM PC compatible Mobile Phone

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

Galaga X6

Galaga X6

Platform: Handheld electronic game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Killer Gorilla

Killer Gorilla

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Power

Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software


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