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Friday 7 January 1983, Orthodox Christmas

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Clubine and Natalie Gulbis. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching No Problem!. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exerion or Hover Bovver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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


Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Chris Morgan, George Page

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 January 1983 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • August Cool: Belgian trade union leader, dies at age 79.
  • Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala
  • US President Ronald Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala.
  • Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win versus England.

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Deadeye Dick

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

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Life, The Universe And Everything

By: Douglas Adams

"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cosmic Balance II

Cosmic Balance II

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

G.I. Joe: Cobra Strike

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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Hover Bovver

Hover Bovver

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Windows

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Llamasoft

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bug-Byte

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