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Wednesday 14 September 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amy Winehouse and Arash Borhani. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atom or Pac & Pal.
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 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

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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The Hot Shoe Show

Starring: Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Cannibal Ferox

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei

Country: United States

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Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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The Mirror

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovsky, Ignat Daniltsev

Country: United States

Cujo

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Amy Winehouse: British singer and songwriter, a talented and versatile performer who won rave reviews for her music and sympathy for her very public battles with drug and alcohol addictions and eating disorders.
  • Arash Borhani: Iranian footballer.
  • Josh Outman: American baseball player.
  • Frostee Rucker: National Football League defensive end.
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Facts:
  • US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Soviets Destroy Airliner -- Sep. 12, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8868
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Domestic Violence -- Sep. 5, 1983

Books

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

Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alpha Beam with Ernie

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Edutainment

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Assault

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Onbase

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Atom

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Strategy, Educational

Publisher: Tandy Corporation

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Micro Mouse Goes Debugging

Micro Mouse Goes Debugging

Platform: ZX Spectrum 16K, Commodore 64

Publisher: MC Lothlorien

Pac & Pal

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

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