Monday June 06, 1983

US date format: 6/6/1983, UK date format: 6/6/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 6, 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 Lyndie Greenwood and Joe Rokocoko. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Superman III, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hard Hat Mack or Battlezone.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
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Events

  • 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins and Roy Acuff
  • Bottle with note of June 9, 1910 found in Queensland
  • Emmy 10th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 4th time
  • Li Xiannian becomes President / Deng Xiaoping Supreme Commander of China PR
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Movies

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Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

Trading Places

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Country: United States of America

Octopussy

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Country: United States of America

Warriors of the Wasteland

Warriors of the Wasteland

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Anna Kanakis

Dance of the Dwarfs

Dance of the Dwarfs

Directed by: Gus Trikonis

Starring: Deborah Raffin, Peter Fonda, John Amos, Carlos Palomino

TV Series

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Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Days to next June 06

If June 06, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian

The Summer Of Katya

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In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

Banker by Dick Francis

Banker

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Investment banker Tim Ekaterin thought arranging the purchase of a champion racehorse was a sure thing-but he never gambled on getting caught up in murder.

Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Voice Of The Heart

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A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katharine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time.

Icebreaker by John Gardner

Icebreaker

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Bond reluctantly finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an equally dangerous and treacherous alliance of agents from the CIA, the KGB, and Israel’s Mossad.

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Android 2

Android 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Vortex Software

Hard Hat Mack

Hard Hat Mack

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Battlezone

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

Discs of Tron

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

Excalibur

Excalibur

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Strategy video game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange


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