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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 Louise Glover and Diana Falzone Falzone. 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 The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kiklop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster or Corridors of Genon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1983 ?

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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  • 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Attorney Michael Atwood, divorced father of two, joins with divorcee Cat Holzman to help Gale Murray, a deeply troubled boy trapped by his parents, the law, and despair

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Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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By: Danielle Steel

Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

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Corridors of Genon

Corridors of Genon

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox

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Cuthbert Goes Digging

Cuthbert Goes Digging

Platform: Dragon 32

Molar Maul

Molar Maul

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

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