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Sunday 2 October 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Huda Kattan . 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 Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Good Rockin' Tonite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Epidemic! or Manic Miner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Give us a Break

Starring: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair

Country: United States

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 October 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Art Monk begins NFL streak of 136 plus consecutive game receptions
  • Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Epidemic!

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Strategy Game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

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Keystone Kapers

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Activision

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Mangia

Mangia

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Spectravision

Artillery Duel

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Xonox

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Manic Miner

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, DOS, Dragon 32/64, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phones, MSX, Oric 1, SAM Coupé, MTX, PMD 85

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bug-Byte (1983), Software Projects (1983) Amsoft (1985)

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