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Thursday 6 October 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Renata Voráčová . 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 Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Good Rockin' Tonite. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvin's Maze or Alchemist.
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 6 October 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Facts:
  • New York Jets announce they are leaving Shea Stadium for the Meadowlands Coliseum.
  • Buffalo Bills' quarterback Joe Ferguson passes 419 yards with five touchdowns.

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Books

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

Poland

By: James A. Michener

In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

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The Body Principal

By: Victoria Principal

The Body Principal: The Exercise Program for Life

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Return Of The Jedi

By: Joan D. Vinge

In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Assault

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Onbase

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Marvin's Maze

Marvin's Maze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: SNK

Alchemist

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Guzzler

Platform: Arcade (original) Commodore 16/Plus 4, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, SG-1000

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Tehkan Ltd.; NA Centuri

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Professor Pac-Man

Professor Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Bally Midway


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