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Saturday 31 December 1983

1983-12-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener 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 months ?

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series

Starring: Hayley Mills

Country: United States

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Alive from Off Center

Starring: Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Spalding Gray, Ann Magnuson

Country: United States

The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom

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Murun Buchstansangur

Starring: Timothy Forder

Country: United Kingdom

PicturePages

Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Link: Actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46.
Facts:
  • Brunei gains complete independence from Britain
  • Jose Happart installed as Mayor of Voeren Belgium
  • The AT&T Bell System is broken up by the United States Government.
  • In Nigeria a coup d'etat led by Major General Muhammadu Buhari ends the Nigerian Second Republic.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Music Videos -- Dec. 26, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8883
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hafez Assad -- Dec. 19, 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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Artillery Duel

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Xonox

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Earthly Delights

Platform: Apple II, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datamost

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Exerion

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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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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