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Saturday 5 March 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chase Gilroy and Édgar Dueñas. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Natural World. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Epidemic! or Food Fight.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Einar Sissener, Tove Tellback, Stub Wiberg

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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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

Country: United States

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Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

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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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 March 1983 ?

  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
  • Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
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  • New South Wales beats Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield.
  • Bob Hawke is elected Prime Minister of Australia.

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

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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Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Having It All

By: Helen Gurley Brown

Having It All: Love Success Sex Money... Even If You're Starting Wi, by Brown, Helen Gurley

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Beeble

Captain Beeble

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Inhome


Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Strategy Game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

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Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox

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Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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Food Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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