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Saturday 12 February 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anthony Floch and Iko Uwais. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. The King of Comedy, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kiklop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Alley or Kool-Aid Man.
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 ?

The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott

Country: United States

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Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay

Country: United States

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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

Country: United States

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Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits

Country: United States

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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 12 February 1983 ?

  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eubie Blake: ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at age 100.

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

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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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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When Bad Things Happen To Good People

By: Harold S. Kushner

When Harold Kushner’s three-year-old son was diagnosed with a degenerative disease and that he would only live until his early teens, he was faced with one of life’s most difficult questions:

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By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

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Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Centuri

Bomb Alley

Bomb Alley

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Micro Power

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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