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Monday 18 April 1983

1983-04-18

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré 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 ?

Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States

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Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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Screwballs

Directed by: Rafal Zielinski

Starring: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale

Country: United States

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The Meaning of Life

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

Country: United States

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Bad Boys

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody

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 18 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • George Balanchine: Russian-American dancer, known as one of the most famous choreographers in the field of ballet.
Facts:
  • A lone suicide bomber kills 63, at US Embassy in Lebanon
  • Alice Walker wins Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple
  • KMO-AM in Tacoma Washington changes call letters to KAMT (now KKMO)
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Alice Walker for The Color Purple.
  • Rangers 3-Isles 1 - Patrick Division Finals - Series tied at 2-2

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arms Control -- Apr. 18, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8846
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Battling Cocaine -- Apr. 11, 1983

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 ?

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Domino Man

Domino Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Door Door

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp MZ-2000, Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-77, MSX computers, Famicom, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle-platformer

Publisher: Enix

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Krull

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bug-Byte


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