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Thursday 13 October 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kim Vanderhee and Kylie Lindsay. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Possession, directed by Andrzej Zulawski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Iga-no Kabamaru. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Norris Superkicks or Frantic Freddie.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Iga-no Kabamaru

Starring: Yôko Asagami

Country: Japan

Price iz Nepricave

Starring: Milena Dravic, Zoran Radmilovic, Stole Arandjelovic, Milutin Butkovic

Good Rockin' Tonite

Starring: Stu Jeffries, Terry David Mulligan

Country: Canada

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Bettkantengeschichten

Starring: David Bredel, Gerrit Schmidt-Foß, Thomas Hodin

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair

Country: United States

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Ameritech Mobile Communications (now AT&T) launched the first US cellular network in Chicago, Illinois.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1983?

  • Time: Shaping Up' Rising standards inEducation. Inset:, Walter Mondale by Diana Walker
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8872
  • Time: The 60th Anniversary Issue of TIME Magazine.

Books

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

Christine

By: Stephen King

Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

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Heartburn

By: Nora Ephron

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

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Monimbo

By: Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave

1983 Simon & Schuster hardcover, full number line. ISBN:0671435418. Robert Moss (Mexico Way) and Arnaud De Borchgrave. A Cuban plot to bomb the U.S

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The Seduction Of Peter S.

By: Lawrence Sanders

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author--a shocking thriller about one man's erotic obsession...and the deadly price of pleasure. "Totally engrossing."--

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bear Bovver

Bear Bovver

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Artic Computing

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Platform: Atari 2600, Colecovision Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

Congo Bongo

Platform: Arcade Ports: ColecoVision, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, IntelliVision, Atari 2600, TI-99/4A, Commodore VIC-20, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, SG-1000

Genre: Isometric platformer

Publisher: Sega

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B.C.'s Quest for Tires

Platform: Apple II family, Atari 8-bit ColecoVision, C=64 MS-DOS, MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Frantic Freddie

Frantic Freddie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Commercial Data Systems


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