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Sunday 17 July 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brooke Kinsella and Sarah Jones. 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. Mr. Mom, directed by Stan Dragoti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fun to Imagine. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alchemist or Dishaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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

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

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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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Zelig

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan

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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Staying Alive

Directed by: Sylvester Stallone

Starring: John Travolta, Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Facts:
  • 112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale
  • 1st USFL championship (Mich Panthers beats Philadelphia Stars 24-22)

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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

Books

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

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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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

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Chase the Chuck Wagon

Chase the Chuck Wagon

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Spectravision

Alchemist

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Big Top

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Funtastic

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Dishaster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Zimag

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