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Monday May 16, 1983

US date format: 5/16/1983, UK date format: 16/5/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nancy Ajram and Daniel Kerr. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Dance by David Bowie. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio-Attack or Frantic Freddie.
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What the sky looked like on 16 May 1983

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Movies

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

WarGames

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood, Dabney Coleman

Country: United States

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Cross Creek

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Rip Torn, Peter Coyote, Dana Hill

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Eureka

Directed by: Nicolas Roeg

Starring: Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer, Jane Lapotaire

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Breathless

Directed by: Jim McBride

Starring: Richard Gere, Valérie Kaprisky, Art Metrano, John P. Ryan

Country: United States

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Mausoleum

Directed by: Michael Dugan

Starring: Marjoe Gortner, Bobbie Bresee, Norman Burton, Maurice Sherbanee

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TV Series

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

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

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No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Lebanese parliament accepts peace accord with Israel.
  • Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
  • NSW Premier Neville Wran steps down, in response to allegations raised by the ABC program ''Four Corners'', that he attempted to influence the NSW Magistracy.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1983 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Summer Of Katya

By: Trevanian

In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

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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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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Bio-Attack

Bio-Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Jack Attack

Jack Attack

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform action

Publisher: Commodore

Krull

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Frantic Freddie

Frantic Freddie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Commercial Data Systems

Home videos

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

The Fantastic Adventures of Unico

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The Secret of NIMH

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Risky Business

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Unico in the Island of Magic

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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