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Sunday 14 August 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mila Kunis and Spencer Pratt. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. The Mirror, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuckie Egg or Harrier Attack.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 August 1983 ?

  • Paraguay - Flag Day
  • St. Maximilian Kolbe
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
  • United States - National Code talkers Day
  • Pakistan - Independence Day
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  • Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Robert de Castella wins Helsinki marathon (2:10:03

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

Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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The Summer Of Katya

By: Trevanian

In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

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White Gold Wielder

By: Stephen R. Donaldson

Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.

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The Little Drummer Girl

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chuckie Egg

Chuckie Egg

Platform: BBC Micro ZX Spectrum Dragon 32/64 Acorn Electron Commodore 64 MSX Tatung Einstein Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit family Commodore Amiga Atari ST IBM PC compatible Mobile Phone

Genre: Arcade game

Publisher: A&F Software Pick & Choose

The Glob

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Epos

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Harrier Attack

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Oric 1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Durell Software

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Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

The Institute

Platform: C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Text adventure (original release), Graphic adventure

Publisher: Screenplay

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