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Saturday 14 May 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amber Tamblyn and Anahí . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiefe Wasser. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix or Fraction Fever.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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Directed by: Jim McBride

Starring: Richard Gere, Valrie Kaprisky, Art Metrano

Country: United States

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The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Valley Girl

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily

Country: United States

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Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1983 ?

  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • She Blinded Me with Science by Thomas Dolby hits #5
  • Oilers 1-Isles 5-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
  • Rosa Mota runs female world record 20km (1:06:55.5).

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and Central America -- May 9, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8849
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Nastassia Kinski -- May 2, 1983


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

Ancient Evenings

By: Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

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The Lonesome Gods

By: Louis L'Amour

“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.

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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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The Love You Make

By: Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Android 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Vortex Software

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Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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Bun Fun

Bun Fun

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Squirrel

Fraction Fever

Platform: Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, TRS-80, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Spinnaker Software

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