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Tuesday 8 February 1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jermaine Anderson and Cory Jane. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Der fremde Vogel, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kiklop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Halls of the Things or GATO.
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 ?

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Cutting Edge Happy Hour

Starring: Peter Zaremba, Merrill Ward

Country: United States

Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States

Movies

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

Der fremde Vogel

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Hans Mierendorff, Eugenie Werner

Country: United States

Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits

Country: United States

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The Entity

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa

Country: United States

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The Year of Living Dangerously

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Wayne Gretzky sets NHL all star record of four goals in one period.
  • 35th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beats Wales 9-3 at New York Islanders.
  • Baseball orders Mickey Mantle to sever ties with Claridge Casino.
  • Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (East to West): 46 days.
  • Champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found; Lloyds of London pays US$10.6 million insurance.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Robert Mitchum in the TV miniseries 'The Winds War'.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8835
  • Life: Brooke Shields In Bathing Suit

Books

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

Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomb Alley

Bomb Alley

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Halls of the Things

Halls of the Things

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Crystal Computing

A.D. 2083

A.D. 2083

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midcoin

GATO

Platform: DOS, Apple IIe, Atari XE

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte

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Gyruss

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Sony PlayStation, Game Boy Advance, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Handheld T

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: WW Konami; NA Centuri (Original Arcade Version); NA Ultra Games (NES Version)

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