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Tuesday 11 January 1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include André Myhrer and Adrian Sutil. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman or Captain Beeble.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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The Verdict

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1983 ?

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1983?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Peril of Lending -- Jan. 10, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8831
  • Time: Original Cover is a gatefold


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

Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

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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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The Parsifal Mosaic

By: Robert Ludlum

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

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Foundation'S Edge

By: Isaac Asimov

At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

10-Yard Fight

Platform: Family Computer/NES, MSX

Genre: American football

Publisher: NA Taito Arcade NA Nintendo NES EU Nintendo NES JP IremArcade/FC EU Electrocoin Arcade; NA Taito Arcade; NA Nintendo NES; EU Nintendo NES; JP IremArcade/FC; EU Electrocoin Arcade

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Libble Rabble

Platform: Arcade, FM Towns Marty, X68000, Super Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel

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Captain Beeble

Captain Beeble

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Inhome

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