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Wednesday 23 November 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karan Patel and Nasser Al-Shamrani. In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. Terms of Endearment, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching SCTV Channel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bear Bovver or Dragonriders of Pern.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp

Directed by: Robert Hiltzik

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields

Country: United States

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A Christmas Story

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom

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Who Dares Wins

Starring: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 November 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovenia - Rudolf Maister Day
  • Japan - Kinro kansha no hi (Labour Thanksgiving Day)
  • Georgia - St George's Day
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Clement I, Saint Columban
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Qawl (Speech) - First day of the 14th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • Soyuz T-9 lands
  • USSR leave weapon disarmament talks

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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

"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 ?

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Bear Bovver

Bear Bovver

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic Computing

Bun Fun

Bun Fun

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Squirrel

Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Journey

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

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