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Sunday 2 January 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrew Ebbett and Kate Bosworth. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Problem!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Drol or Maziacs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Nature

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

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Xtro

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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48 Hrs.

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Andrew Ebbett: Canadian ice hockey player.
  • Kate Bosworth: American actress, whose big Hollywood break came when she landed a role in "The Horse Whisperer" (1998) starring Robert Redford.
  • Alfredo Rios: World Music Singer.
See other famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Annie closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 2,377 performances
  • Sophisticated Ladies closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 767 performances
  • Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing Doonesbury
  • Ken Anderson of Cincinnati, Ohio completes record 20 consecutive passes.
  • Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ.

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Sport Games on 2 January 1983

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 6 - 35
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 19 - 30
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 23 - 26
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 35 - 27
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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Miracle At Midway

By: Gordon W. Prange

Here is the definitive history of the battle of Midway, an American victory that marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific during World War II.

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Deadeye Dick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Drol

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, NEC PC-8801, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Megapede

Megapede

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Softek

Keystone Kapers

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, MSX, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Activision

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Krull

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Maziacs

Maziacs

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Action adventure game

Publisher: dk'tronics


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