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Wednesday 2 March 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lisandro López and Igor Anton. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frantic Freddie or Hunchback.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Glomdalsbruden

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Einar Sissener, Tove Tellback, Stub Wiberg

Country: United States

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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

Country: United States

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The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott

Country: United States

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Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 2 March 1983

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TV Series

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

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

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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Il trittico

Starring: Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Eleonora Jankovic, Nella Verri, Anna Baldasserini

Country: Italy

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 March 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
  • Texas Independence Day (1836).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Final episode of M*A*S*H; 125,000,000 viewers
  • Compact Disc players and discs are released for the first time in the United States and other markets. They had only been available in Japan before then.

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Books

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

Life, The Universe And Everything

By: Douglas Adams

"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

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Growing Up

By: Russell Baker

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

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The Mists Of Avalon

By: Marion Zimmer Bradley

A Literary Guild Featured AlternateHere is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives of the women who wielded power from behind the throne.

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The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

By: Leo Buscaglia

This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Frantic Freddie

Frantic Freddie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Commercial Data Systems

Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

The Heroes of Karn

The Heroes of Karn

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Interceptor Software

Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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Hunchback

Platform: Arcade, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, Oric, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Century Electronics Ocean Software

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