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Saturday 16 July 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Katrina Kaif and Randy Nota Loka. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Jaws 3-D, directed by Joe Alves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while How To Live To Be 100 - Or More by George Burns was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun to Imagine. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gossip or Marslander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Puberty Blues

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Nell Schofield, Jad Capelja, Geoff Rhoe

Country: United States

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Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan

Country: United States

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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1983 ?

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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  • Sikorsky S-61 disaster: a helicopter crashes off the Isles of Scilly, causing 20 fatalities.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: IBM's John Opel -- July 11, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8858
  • Time: AIDS researcher at the Centers for Disease working to find a cure. Inset: Supreme Court Justice Warr


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

How To Live To Be 100 - Or More

By: George Burns

An aging gracefully guide for those in their golden years imparted with much humor by the great comedian George Burns. Even though he wrote this book in 1983 when he was

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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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The Price Of Power

By: Seymour M. Hersh

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

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The F-Plan Diet

By: Audrey Eyton

246 pages Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1st edition (December 12, 1988) Language: English: Here is the most important diet breakthrough in decades- the diet Family Circle says "remarkably effective, and healthy

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

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Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Art game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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Micro Mouse Goes Debugging

Micro Mouse Goes Debugging

Platform: ZX Spectrum 16K, Commodore 64

Publisher: MC Lothlorien

Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

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Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Acornsoft

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