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Sunday 7 August 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christian Chavez and Christian Chávez. 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 Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jr. Pac-Man or Star Wars.
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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 7 August 1983 ?

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Facts:
  • Merlin closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1st World Track and Field Championships
  • 65th PGA Championship: Hal Sutton shoots a 274 at Riviera Country Club - Los Angeles
  • Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Bobby Murcer day at Yankee Stadium.

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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 ?

Ancient Evenings

By: Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

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Ascent Into Hell

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Illuminates the pain of choice - the dilemma of a priest catapulted by changing times into rethinking his chosen pathway thru life.

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The World Is Made Of Glass

By: Morris West

Written by the same author as bestsellers "Children of the Sun", "The Shoes of the Fisherman" and "The Clowns of God" this psychological novel depicts the confused thoughts of a man

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The Name Of The Rose

By: Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awardsThe year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dino Eggs

Dino Eggs

Platform: Apple II (original), Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Fun

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Edutainment, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Jr. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally Midway; NA Atari; NA/EU Namco

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Dandy

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: dungeon crawl, action-adventure game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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Star Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

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