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Friday 29 July 1983

1983-07-29

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. 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. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, 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

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Private School

Directed by: Noel Black

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine

Country: United States

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Krull

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Hot Shoe Show

Starring: Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 July 1983 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • J B Charles [Willem Nagel]: Dutch criminologist / writer, dies at 83.
  • Raymond Massey: Canadian actor, dies of pneumonia in Beverly Hills, California at age 86 (born 1896).
  • Luis Bunuel: Spanish director and writer (Born 1900).
  • David Niven: British film producer and noted family, the first son of actor David Niven.
Facts:
  • Friday Night Videos premieres on NBC TV
  • Steve Garvey ends his National League record 1,207 consecutive game streak.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Travel: Americans Everywhere. Inset: Ayatullah Khomeni
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Bowie -- July 18, 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 ?

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin

Platform: Intellivision Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

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Automonopoli/Go to Jail

Automonopoli/Go to Jail

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Automata UK (1983)

Cavern Creatures

Cavern Creatures

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Datamost

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

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