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Friday April 8, 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Edson Braafheid and Allu Arjun. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Banker by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing High Way Race or Battlezone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1983

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States

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Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Country: United States

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Dot and the Bunny

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Drew Forsythe, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, Anne Haddy

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Spring Symphony

Directed by: Peter Schamoni

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Anja-Christine Preussler

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Losin' It

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jackie Earle Haley, John Stockwell, John P. Navin Jr.

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TV Series

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

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

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Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

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Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

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The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1983 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Banker

By: Dick Francis

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.

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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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The Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

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The Mists Of Avalon

By: Marion Zimmer Bradley

A Literary Guild Featured AlternateHere is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives of the women who wielded power from behind the throne.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

High Way Race

High Way Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

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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

Astron Belt

Astron Belt

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Interactive action movie Third-person rail shooter Space combat simulator

Publisher: Sega (Japan) Bally Midway (North America)

Infidel

Infidel

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Flashdance

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The Secret of NIMH

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Ringing Bell

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Unico in the Island of Magic

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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