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Monday 5 December 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cooper Cronk and Jackie Appiah. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Christine, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Video Music Box. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Godzilla or Magic Meanies.
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 ?

Video Music Box

Starring: Digital Underground, Tupac Shakur

Country: United States

SCTV Channel

Starring: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

Country: Canada

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Who Dares Wins

Starring: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rote Erde

Starring: Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Vera Lippisch, Karin Neuhäuser, Angelika Bartsch

Movies

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

Christine

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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A Christmas Story

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
  • LA Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
  • Dissolution of the Military Junta in Argentina.
  • ICIMOD is established and inaugurated with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal in the same year.

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Sport Games on 5 December 1983

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  • Minnesota Vikings - Detroit Lions : 2 - 13
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1983?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arms Control -- Dec. 5, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8880
  • Life: Barbra Streisand in Yentl

Books

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

In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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Winter'S Tale

By: Mark Helprin

Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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Outrageous Acts And Everyday Rebellions

By: Gloria Steinem

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions--a phenomenal success that sold nearly half a million copies since its original publication in 1983--is Gloria Steinem's most diverse and timeless collection of essays.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Godzilla

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy game

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Hoccer

Hoccer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

M.U.L.E.

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, IBM PCjr, MSX2, NES, PC-8801 MKII, Sharp X1, (ZX Spectrum collection)

Genre: Turn-based strategy

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Champion Baseball

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports

Publisher: SEGA

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Magic Meanies

Magic Meanies

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems


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