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Saturday 6 August 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include C J Mosley and Robin van Persie. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bokosuka Wars or Congo Bongo.
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 ?

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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Krull

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Supertanker Castillo de Bellvar crashes at South Africa
  • Minnesota Vikings beat Saint Louis Cardinals 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Willie Nelson And Family
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Special Issue: Japan -- Aug. 1, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8861

Books

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

The Warlord

By: Malcolm Bosse

The Warlord

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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Out On A Limb

By: Shirley MacLaine

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

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Creating Wealth

By: Robert G. Allen

Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apple Cider Spider

Apple Cider Spider

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Bokosuka Wars

Bokosuka Wars

Platform: Sharp X1, MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Family Computer, i-Mode, Virtual Console

Genre: Real-Time Strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment

Android 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Vortex Software

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Congo Bongo

Platform: Arcade Ports: ColecoVision, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, IntelliVision, Atari 2600, TI-99/4A, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SG-1000

Genre: Isometric platformer

Publisher: Sega

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Expedition Amazon

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Penguin Software

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