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Wednesday 5 October 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicky Hilton and Jesse Eisenberg. 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. Rumble Fish, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Good Rockin' Tonite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby is Going Home or Mega Zone.
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 ?

Good Rockin' Tonite

Starring: Stu Jeffries, Terry David Mulligan

Country: Canada

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Bettkantengeschichten

Starring: David Bredel, Gerrit Schmidt-Foß, Thomas Hodin

Give us a Break

Starring: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair

Country: United States

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1983 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Humberto Mauro: Brazilian film director and screenwriter (Born 1897).
  • Earl Tupper: American inventor and businessman founded Tupperware Brands (d. 1983).
Facts:
  • Lech Walesa of Poland wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Books

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

Christine

By: Stephen King

Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

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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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Who Killed The Robins Family?

By: Thomas Chastain

Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

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The Seduction Of Peter S.

By: Lawrence Sanders

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author--a shocking thriller about one man's erotic obsession...and the deadly price of pleasure. "Totally engrossing."--

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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Granny's Garden

Granny's Garden

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Macintosh, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Linux, ZX Spectrum, iPhone, iPad

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: 4Mation

Jack Attack

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform action

Publisher: Commodore

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Mega Zone

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

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Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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