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Wednesday 21 September 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Scott Evans and Julie Sund. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, 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 Give us a Break. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Top or Game box front cover art.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1983 or at September 21 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Big Chill

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Cannibal Ferox

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei

Country: United States

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Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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The Mirror

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovsky, Ignat Daniltsev

Country: United States

Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Scott Evans: American actor, best known for his role as the police officer Oliver Fish on the ABC daytime soap opera One Life to Live.
  • Julie Sund: American homicide victim along with her mother Carole and her friend, Silvini Pelosso who was visiting from Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Kevin Lieber: YouTube Star.
  • Greg Jennings: Football Player.
  • Maggie Grace: American actress.
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Facts:
  • 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and U.N. Quiz Moscow -- Sep. 19, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8869
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Soviets Destroy Airliner -- Sep. 12, 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

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

A story of love, fame, and destiny centers on the larger-than-life painter, Julien Mistral, and the magnificent Lunel women--Maggy, Teddy, and Fauve--fatally and forever bound to him.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3D Crazy Coaster

3D Crazy Coaster

Platform: Vectrex

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Edutainment

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Big Top

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Funtastic

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The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

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Game box front cover art

Game box front cover art

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D overhead shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers


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