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Monday 8 August 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Guy Burnet and Fred Meyers. 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 The Last Lion by William Manchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystals of Zong or Flappy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 8 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • Jury in KC, Mo, awards TV anchorwoman Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned)
  • Military coup in Guatemala, President Rios Montt flees
  • Brigadier General Efrain Rios Montt is deposed as president of Guatemela.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William P. Clark -- Aug. 8, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8862
  • Life: Willie Nelson And Family

Books

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

The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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The F-Plan Diet

By: Audrey Eyton

246 pages Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1st edition (December 12, 1988) Language: English: Here is the most important diet breakthrough in decades- the diet Family Circle says "remarkably effective, and healthy

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Heartburn

By: Nora Ephron

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Journey

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Excalibur

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Strategy video game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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Flappy

Platform: FM-7, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, Sharp X1

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: dB-Soft

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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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