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Thursday 13 January 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include William Hung and Imran Khan. 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 Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chariot Race or Chase the Chuck Wagon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Frontline

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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Movies

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

Xtro

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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48 Hrs.

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Nick Nolte, Eddie Murphy, Annette O'Toole

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 January 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Arthur Space: Actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74.
  • D Mack Reynolds: US writer (Amazon Planet, Once Departed), dies.
  • John McHugh: Actor (Unspeakable), dies of a heart attack at 69.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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Different Seasons

By: Stephen King

From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cassette 50

Cassette 50

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Vic 20, ZX81, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Cascade Games Ltd

Chariot Race

Chariot Race

Platform: Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Micro Antics

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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Championship Lode Runner

Platform: NES,[2] Apple II,[1] Commodore 64, IBM PC compatible, SG-1000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Famicom) [2] Brøderbund

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Chase the Chuck Wagon

Chase the Chuck Wagon

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Spectravision


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