Friday September 09, 1983

US date format: 9/9/1983, UK date format: 9/9/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Zoe Kazan and Katy Steele. 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. My Brother's Wedding, directed by Charles Burnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Love Connection. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digger or Donkey Kong 3.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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Events

  • Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
  • Radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (Coco2)

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Movies

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My Brother's Wedding

My Brother's Wedding

Directed by: Charles Burnett

Starring: Everett Silas, Jessie Holmes, Gaye Shannon-Burnett, Ronnie Bell

Strange Invaders

Strange Invaders

Directed by: Michael Laughlin

Starring: Paul Le Mat, Nancy Allen, Diana Scarwid, Michael Lerner

The Big Chill

The Big Chill

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Streamers

Streamers

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Matthew Modine, Michael Wright, Mitchell Lichtenstein, David Alan Grier

Women's Prison Massacre

Women's Prison Massacre

Directed by: Bruno Mattei

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Ursula Flores, Maria Romano

TV Series

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Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince

Benji, Zax & the Alien Prince

Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons

Days to next September 09

If September 09, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Christine by Stephen King

Christine

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Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre

The Little Drummer Girl

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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 …

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Exocet by Jack Higgins

Exocet

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Two British agents must prevent a devastating weapon from falling into enemy handsIn the hotly contested Falkland Islands, an underground struggle rages between Argentinean agents seeking to buy black-market Exocet missiles

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Mangia

Mangia

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Spectravision

Crackpots

Crackpots

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision, Inc.

Digger

Digger

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Windmill Software

Donkey Kong 3

Donkey Kong 3

Platform: Arcade, NES, PC-88, FM-7, e-Reader, Virtual Console

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Edutainment


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