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Sunday 11 December 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xavier Samuel and D'Brickashaw Ferguson. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fynbos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Archon: The Light and the Dark or Aztarac.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1983

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Movies

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

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Gorky Park

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen

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Uncommon Valor

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

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The Keep

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow

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D.C. Cab

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett

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TV Series

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

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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The Rousters

Directed by: E.W. Swackhamer

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Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st visit to Lutheran church by a Pope (John Paul II in Rome)
  • Jan Stephens / Fred Couples wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • 72nd Australian Men's Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (6-1, 6-4, 6-4).

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Sport Games on 11 December 1983

NFL
American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Denver Broncos : 19 - 21
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 19 - 13
  • Cleveland Browns - Houston Oilers : 27 - 34
  • Detroit Lions - Cincinnati Bengals : 9 - 17
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1983 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 11, 1983 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Winter'S Tale

By: Mark Helprin

Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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The Wicked Day

By: Mary Stewart

Born of an incestuous relationship between King Arthur and his half sister, the evil sorceress Morgause, the bastard Mordred is reared in secrecy.

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Hollywood Wives

By: Jackie Collins

They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Marvin's Maze

Marvin's Maze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: SNK

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64, Amiga, MS-DOS, Macintosh, NES, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, PC-88

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts Ariolasoft (Europe)

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James Bond 007

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Parker Brothers

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Maziacs

Maziacs

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Action adventure game

Publisher: dk'tronics

Aztarac

Aztarac

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Centuri

Home videos

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

Creepshow

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Risky Business

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Flashdance

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The Secret of NIMH

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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