Saturday October 01, 1983

US date format: 10/1/1983, UK date format: 1/10/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 1, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lolita Chammah and Mirko Vucinic. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while August by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Oink! or Sinistar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States of America

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

First Name: Carmen

First Name: Carmen

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America

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TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

The Yellow Rose

The Yellow Rose

Kikô sôseiki Mospeada

Kikô sôseiki Mospeada

Magazine Covers

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Books

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August by Judith Rossner

August

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Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders

The Seduction Of Peter S.

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Vintage paperback

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

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

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome

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A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Firebirds

Firebirds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

Oink!

Oink!

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Sinistar

Sinistar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Battlezone

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Micro Power


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