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Sunday 16 January 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Caroline Frier and Emanuel Pogatetz. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Keeping Faith by Jimmy Carter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hoccer or Business Games.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Year of Living Dangerously

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

Country: United States

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Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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The Toy

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Richard Pryor, Jackie Gleason, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Airplane II: The Sequel

Directed by: Ken Finkleman

Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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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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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 January 1983 ?

  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Sport Games on 16 January 1983

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Dallas Cowboys : 26 - 37
  • San Diego Chargers - Miami Dolphins : 13 - 34
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Peril of Lending -- Jan. 10, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8831
  • Time: Original Cover is a gatefold


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

Keeping Faith

By: Jimmy Carter

Available for the first time in paperback, Keeping Faith is Jimmy Carter's account of the satisfaction, frustration, and solitude that attend the man in the Oval Office.

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Living, Loving & Learning

By: Leo Buscaglia

LIVING, LOVING AND LEARNING is a delightful collection of Dr. Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981.

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

A.D. 2083

A.D. 2083

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midcoin


Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

Business Games

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation, Educational

Publisher: Acornsoft

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Marvin's Maze

Marvin's Maze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: SNK

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