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Saturday 1 January 1983, NewYear’s Day

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Corinne Coman and Melaine Walker. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK Save Your Love by Renee & Renato was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Crossings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Problem!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jumpman or Enchanter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1983 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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  • Penn State beats Georgia in Sugar Bowl for college football title
  • World Communications Year begins
  • The ARPANET officially changes to using the Internet Protocol, creating the Internet.
  • PGA inaugurates all-exempt tour.

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By: Danielle Steel

Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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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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Life Sentences

By: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life sentences: A novel

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet-Boot Jack

Jet-Boot Jack

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: English Software (UK) Datamost (US)


Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Apple II, IBM PC

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Epyx

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Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Acornsoft


Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, CP/M, DEC Rainbow, Kaypro II, Apple Macintosh, NEC APC, Osborne 1, MS-DOS, PDP-9, PDP-10, PDP-11, TI-99/4A, T

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Infocom

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Master Miner

Master Miner

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Funtastic

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