Monday December 12, 1983

US date format: 12/12/1983, UK date format: 12/12/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 12, 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 Johan Audel and Katrina Elam. 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 Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fynbos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ah Diddums or Alchemist.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)

Events

  • A truck bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Kuwait.

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Movies

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Silkwood

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

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

Country: United States of America

Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Directed by: Michael Apted

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

Uncommon Valor

Uncommon Valor

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

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

The Keep

The Keep

Directed by: Michael Mann

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

D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

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

Sport Games on December 12, 1983

Sport Games on December 12, 1983


NFL

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 12 - 9
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TV Series

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Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Days to next December 12

If December 12, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 9 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Who Killed The Robins Family? by Thomas Chastain

Who Killed The Robins Family?

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Mystery lovers are given a chance to unmask a killer and win a cash reward for the correct solution as they examine clues to the murder of eight members of the Robins family

One Brief Shining Moment by William Manchester

One Brief Shining Moment

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One Brief Shining Moment: Remembering Kennedy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Professor Pac-Man

Professor Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Bally Midway

Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Alchemist

Alchemist

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Imagine Software

Oink!

Oink!

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

GATO

GATO

Platform: DOS, Apple IIe, Atari XE

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte


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