Wednesday June 15, 1983

US date format: 6/15/1983, UK date format: 15/6/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 15, 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 Aurélie Vaneck and Julia Fischer. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Yellowbeard, directed by Mel Damski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Broadsides or Fraction Fever.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
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Events

  • Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey
  • US Supreme Court strikes down state and local restrictions on abortion.

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Movies

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Yellowbeard

Yellowbeard

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

The Survivors

The Survivors

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robin Williams, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright

Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

Trading Places

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Country: United States of America

Octopussy

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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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

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Days to next June 15

If June 15, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

Working Out by Charles Hix

Working Out

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Men do you want rock hard abs in a short amount of time? This is a great book for just that.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hover Bovver

Hover Bovver

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Windows

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Llamasoft

Broadsides

Broadsides

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Fraction Fever

Fraction Fever

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

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Spinnaker Software

Buzz Bombers

Buzz Bombers

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Dino Eggs

Dino Eggs

Platform: Apple II (original), Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Fun


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