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Thursday 4 August 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Greta Gerwig and Adhir Kalyan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, directed by Kundan Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Libble Rabble or Atic Atac.
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What the sky looked like on 4 August 1983

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Movies

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

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

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Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone

Country: United States

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Hercules

Directed by: Luigi Cozzi

Starring: Lou Ferrigno, Brad Harris, Sybil Danning, Rossana Podestà

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Confidentially Yours

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

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Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

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Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

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Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

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No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bettino Craxi sworn in as Premier of Italy
  • Revolution in Burkina
  • While warming up before 5th inning Yankee Dave Winfield accidentally kills a seagull

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 04, 1983 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Ascent Into Hell

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Hugh Donlon, a lonely, troubled priest, falls in love with a nun, leaves the clergy, and returns to the temptations of secular life

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The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

B.C.'s Quest for Tires

Platform: Apple II family, Atari 8-bit ColecoVision, C=64 MS-DOS, MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Beamrider

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Cuthbert Goes Digging

Cuthbert Goes Digging

Platform: Dragon 32

Libble Rabble

Libble Rabble

Platform: Arcade, FM Towns Marty, X68000, Super Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Atic Atac

Atic Atac

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade adventure Maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Flashdance

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The Secret of NIMH

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Risky Business

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Ringing Bell

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Creepshow

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