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Thursday 8 September 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Judd and Elena Semikina. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bokosuka Wars or Knot in 3D.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 September 1983 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • NASA launches RCA-6.

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Sport Games on 8 September 1983

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Minnesota Vikings : 48 - 17
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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine


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

Ascent Into Hell

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Illuminates the pain of choice - the dilemma of a priest catapulted by changing times into rethinking his chosen pathway thru life.

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By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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By: Robin Cook

Dr. Cassandra Kingsley is about to discover that neither her marriage nor her job is what she thought. And when she sets out to find the truth, it may just kill

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bokosuka Wars

Bokosuka Wars

Platform: Sharp X1, MSX, FM-7, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Family Computer, i-Mode, Virtual Console

Genre: Real-Time Strategy RPG Action RPG

Publisher: ASCII Entertainment


Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, NEC PC-8801, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

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Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software


Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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M.A.C.H. 3

M.A.C.H. 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Mylstar/Taito

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