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Friday 15 April 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 15, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alice Braga and Matt Cardle. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Private School, directed by Noel Black, 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 The Time of Your Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kool-Aid Man or Beyond the Tesseract.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 15 April 1983

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Movies

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

Private School

Directed by: Noel Black

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek

Country: United States

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My Tutor

Directed by: George Bowers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Caren Kaye, Kevin McCarthy, Clark Brandon

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Exposed

Directed by: James Toback

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel, Ian McShane

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Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States

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Dot and the Bunny

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Drew Forsythe, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, Anne Haddy

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TV Series

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

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

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Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

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Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

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Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • Rangers 0-Isles 5 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles hold 2-0 lead
  • Tokyo Disneyland opens in Urayasu, just outside Tokyo, Japan, operated by the Oriental Land Company under licence from Disney. It includes several themed areas: Adventureland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Westernland, and World Bazaar.
  • American Public Radio is founded.
  • Tokyo Disneyland opens.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 1983 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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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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Growing Up

By: Russell Baker

This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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Alley Cat

Alley Cat

Platform: Atari 8-bit, MS-DOS

Genre: Action, multi-game

Publisher: Synapse Software (Atari 8-bit) IBM (DOS)

Beyond the Tesseract

Beyond the Tesseract

Platform: TRS-80, MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Surreal

Megapede

Megapede

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Softek

Mappy

Mappy

Platform: Super Cassette Vision, iOS, MSX, PC-6001, PC-8801, Family Computer, Palm OS, X1, Game Gear, Wii (Virtual Console), Windows Phone

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: WW Namco; JP Epoch; JP Nintendo; NA Bally Midway

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Ringing Bell

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Unico in the Island of Magic

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Risky Business

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The Secret of NIMH

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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