Wednesday October 05, 1983

US date format: 10/5/1983, UK date format: 5/10/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jesse Eisenberg and Nicky Hilton. 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 Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Door Door or Excalibur.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Lech Walesa of Poland wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Movies

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Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States of America

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

First Name: Carmen

First Name: Carmen

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Price iz Nepricave

Price iz Nepricave

Starring: Milena Dravic, Zoran Radmilovic, Stole Arandjelovic, Milutin Butkovic

Captain Tsubasa

Captain Tsubasa

Days to next October 05

If October 05, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 days.
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Books

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Out On A Limb by Shirley MacLaine

Out On A Limb

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Her most controversial book is one you will never forget. An outspoken thinker, a celebrated actress, a truly independent woman, Shirley MacLaine goes beyond her previous two bestsellers to take us on

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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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

Monimbo by Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave

Monimbo

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1983 Simon & Schuster hardcover, full number line. ISBN:0671435418. Robert Moss (Mexico Way) and Arnaud De Borchgrave. A Cuban plot to bomb the U.S

The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre

The Little Drummer Girl

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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from …

The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders

The Seduction Of Peter S.

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Vintage paperback

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCo, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

Master Miner

Master Miner

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Funtastic

Door Door

Door Door

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp MZ-2000, Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-77, MSX computers, Famicom, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle-platformer

Publisher: Enix

GATO

GATO

Platform: DOS, Apple IIe, Atari XE

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte

Excalibur

Excalibur

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Strategy video game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange


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