Saturday July 02, 1983

US date format: 7/2/1983, UK date format: 2/7/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 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 Michelle Branch and Sammy J. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Shao Lin yu Wu Dang, directed by Chia-Hui Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moschops. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Megapede or Crossbow.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • 90th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)

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Movies

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Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Directed by: Chia-Hui Liu

Starring: Chia-Hui Liu, Adam Cheng, Li Ching, Idy Chan

Stroker Ace

Stroker Ace

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Jim Nabors, Parker Stevenson

Yellowbeard

Yellowbeard

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

The Survivors

The Survivors

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robin Williams, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright

Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

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

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings

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Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Molar Maul

Molar Maul

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

Epidemic!

Epidemic!

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Strategy Game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Megapede

Megapede

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Softek

Crossbow

Crossbow

Platform: Arcade, iPhone, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari XE Game System, Commodore 64

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, Atari, Mean Hamster Software

Bank Heist

Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox


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