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Saturday 5 November 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rob Swire and Alexa Chung. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, 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 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cliff Hanger or I Want My Mommy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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

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

Movies

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

All the Right Moves

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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Possession

Directed by: Andrzej Zulawski

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen

Country: United States

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Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 November 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
  • St. Magnus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • New York Rangers and Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 seconds of 3rd period
  • Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) moves overland to Dryden
  • Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
  • Byford Dolphin rig diving bell accident: Off the coast of Norway, 5 divers are killed and one severely wounded in an explosive decompression accident.

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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 ?

Alpha Blaster

Platform: Commodore VIC-20 MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: LiveWire Software[1] Aackosoft

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Cliff Hanger

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Retro, Laserdisc video game, Interactive movie

Publisher: Stern

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I Want My Mommy

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Zimag

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Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Mined-Out

Mined-Out

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum; Dragon 32; BBC Micro; Acorn Electron


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