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Tuesday 10 May 1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pavel Eljanov and Natalia Zabala. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La edad de oro. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mined-Out or Master Miner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jim McBride

Starring: Richard Gere, Valrie Kaprisky, Art Metrano

Country: United States

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The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Valley Girl

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily

Country: United States

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Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 May 1983 ?

  • Saint Gordianus
  • Saint Isidore the Laborer
  • Saint John of Avila
  • Saint Job
  • Saint Quaratus and Quintus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Laverne & Shirley, last airs on ABC-TV
  • Oilers 0-Isles 2-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
  • Lee Chin Yong performs 170 continuous chin-ups in Seoul, Korea.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and Central America -- May 9, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8849
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nastassia Kinski -- May 2, 1983


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

Voice Of The Heart

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katharine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time.

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The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

By: Leo Buscaglia

This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

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Working Out

By: Charles Hix

Men do you want rock hard abs in a short amount of time? This is a great book for just that.

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Master of the Game

By: Sidney Sheldon

WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ant Attack

Ant Attack

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Quicksilva


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Onbase

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Platform: Sinclair Spectrum; Dragon 32; BBC Micro; Acorn Electron

Germany 1985

Germany 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Master Miner

Master Miner

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Funtastic

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