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Friday 8 April 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 And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Oink! or The Activision Decathlon.
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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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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Screwballs

Directed by: Rafal Zielinski

Starring: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale, Alan Deveau

Country: United States

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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

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

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Voice Of The Heart

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

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.

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Salvador

By: Joan Didion

"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war.

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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software

Jumpman

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Apple II, IBM PC

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Epyx

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Forbidden Forest

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action

Publisher: Cosmi Corporation

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Oink!

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Creepshow

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Risky Business

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Flashdance

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The Secret of NIMH

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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