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Wednesday 8 June 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Clijsters and Céline Lecompére. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Octopussy, directed by John Glen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Consultant. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fortress of the Mutant Waffles or Hard Hat Mack.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?


Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

Country: United States

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Psycho II

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly

Country: United States

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The Man with Two Brains

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 June 1983 ?

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
  • Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
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  • Trading Places, Ghostbusters, and Gremlins premieres
  • Charlos Vieira begins 191-hour "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal.

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


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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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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How To Live To Be 100 - Or More

By: George Burns

An aging gracefully guide for those in their golden years imparted with much humor by the great comedian George Burns. Even though he wrote this book in 1983 when he was

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The Little Drummer Girl

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Platform: Atari 2600, Colecovision Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

Alpha Blaster

Platform: Commodore VIC-20 MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: LiveWire Software[1] Aackosoft

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Fortress of the Mutant Waffles

Fortress of the Mutant Waffles

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Maze

Publisher: T+D Software

Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Lunar Jetman

Lunar Jetman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

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