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Wednesday 20 April 1983

1983-04-20

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. 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 20 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
  • Rangers 2-Isles 7 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles hold 3-2 lead
  • Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock.

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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 ?

3-Demon

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

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Blagger

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alligata, Amsoft

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High Way Race

High Way Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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Major Havoc

Major Havoc

Platform: Arcade

Publisher: Atari


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