Wednesday June 01, 1983

US date format: 6/1/1983, UK date format: 1/6/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 1, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sylvia Hoeks and Tetyana Hamera-Shmyrko. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Trading Places, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dark Crystal or Frostbite.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
  • Children's Day in some countries.
  • Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
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Movies

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Trading Places

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Country: United States of America

Octopussy

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Country: United States of America

Warriors of the Wasteland

Warriors of the Wasteland

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Anna Kanakis

Dance of the Dwarfs

Dance of the Dwarfs

Directed by: Gus Trikonis

Starring: Deborah Raffin, Peter Fonda, John Amos, Carlos Palomino

Another Time, Another Place

Another Time, Another Place

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Phyllis Logan, Giovanni Mauriello, Denise Coffey, Tom Watson

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TV Series

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Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Days to next June 01

If June 01, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh

The Delta Star

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A prostitute, Missy Moonbeam, falls from the roof of the Wonderland Hotel, and in her diary is the phone number of Caltech, one of America's finest scientific institutions.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

Discs of Tron

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

Frostbite

Frostbite

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Bomberman

Bomberman

Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel


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