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Tuesday 8 March 1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stamper and Keemstar . In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, 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 Dear Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chariot Race or The Dungeon Master.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Machine Gunners

Starring: Shaun Taylor, Debbie Breen, Tony Saint, Alastair Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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

Movies

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

The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Glomdalsbruden

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Einar Sissener, Tove Tellback, Stub Wiberg

Country: United States

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The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott

Country: United States

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Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay

Country: United States

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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR
  • IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
  • US House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR.
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire."
  • IBM announces the IBM Personal Computer XT. It features an Intel 8088 processor, 10 MB hard drive, 128 kB RAM, and one double-sided 360 kB floppy drive. Price is $4995. "XT" stands for eXtended Technology.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Nigerian oilfield by William Campbell
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8840
  • Life: Monacos First Family

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

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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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 ?

Chariot Race

Chariot Race

Platform: Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Micro Antics

The Dungeon Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Crystal Computing

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Artillery Duel

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

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Xonox

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Jack Attack

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform action

Publisher: Commodore

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Magic Meanies

Magic Meanies

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems


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