Thursday July 14, 1983

US date format: 7/14/1983, UK date format: 14/7/1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 14, 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 Igor Andreev and Khalil Fong. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Barefoot Gen, directed by Mori Masaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moschops. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who: The First Adventure or The Farmer's Daughter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
  • France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
  • Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday

Events

  • Crane (Rep-R-Il) and Studds (Rep-D-Mas) admit to sex with pages

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Movies

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Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Class

Class

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Hundra

Hundra

Directed by: Matt Cimber

Starring: Laurene Landon, Cihangir Gaffari, María Casal, Ramiro Oliveros

Zelig

Zelig

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Country: United States of America

Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Steve Inwood

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

New York Hot Tracks

New York Hot Tracks

Days to next July 14

If July 14, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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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

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

The Lonesome Gods by Louis L'Amour

The Lonesome Gods

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“I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid.” This was the boy’s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather.

The Warlord by Malcolm Bosse

The Warlord

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The Warlord

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Platform: BBC Micro

Publisher: BBC Software

The Farmer's Daughter

The Farmer's Daughter

Platform: Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Text adventure

Capture The Flag

Capture The Flag

Platform: Atari 8-bit VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Sirius Software

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Edutainment

Blue Max

Blue Max

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software U.S. Gold


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