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Monday 10 October 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 10, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nikos Spiropoulos and Spencer Grammer. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Changes by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Rousters. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jetpac or Broadsides.
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What the sky looked like on 10 October 1983

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Country: United States

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Under Fire

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

Starring: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

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The Key

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Frank Finlay, Stefania Sandrelli, Franco Branciaroli, Barbara Cupisti

Country: United States

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Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Rousters

Directed by: E.W. Swackhamer

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Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

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Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

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Unsere schönsten Jahre

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

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Historical Events

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  • 17th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins
  • Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers

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Sport Games on 10 October 1983

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Cincinnati Bengals : 24 - 14
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 10, 1983 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
  2. Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
  3. King Of Pain - The Police
  4. Spandau Ballet - True
  5. Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
  6. One Thing Leads To Another - The Fixx
  7. All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
  8. Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
  9. Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
  10. Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
  2. Stop Doggin' Me Around - Klique
  3. Party Train - The Gap Band
  4. All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
  5. Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
  6. Herbie Hancock - Rockit
  7. Rick James - Cold Blooded
  8. I Am Love - Jennifer Holliday
  9. Just Be Good To Me - The S.O.S. Band
  10. Philip Bailey - I Know
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Culture Club - Karma Chameleon
  2. Tracey Ullman - They Don't Know
  3. Modern Love - David Bowie
  4. All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
  5. Howard Jones - New Song


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


By: Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

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On Wings Of Eagles

By: Ken Follett

The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

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By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Everything And More

By: Jacqueline Briskin


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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Game box front cover art

Game box front cover art

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D overhead shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers



Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

High Way Race

High Way Race

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Capture The Flag

Capture The Flag

Platform: Atari 8-bit VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sirius Software

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


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Risky Business

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The Secret of NIMH

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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