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Friday 17 June 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Ryan and Connie Fisher. 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. Twilight Zone: The Movie, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Konsul Möllers Erben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crossbow or Lords of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Frontline

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Brje Ahlstedt

Country: United States

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Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles -- June 13, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8854
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cures for Stress -- June 6, 1983

Books

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

Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Battlefield Earth

By: L. Ron Hubbard

Suspense, politics, war, humor and intergalactic finance. A towering masterwork of science fiction adventure and one of the best-selling science fiction novels of all time, L.

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The Youngest Science

By: Lewis Thomas

From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw

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The Diet Center Program

By: Sybil Ferguson

Provides an explanation of the five-phase dieting system pioneered at the Diet Centre which has over 2300 centres throughout America, England and Australia.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-Demon

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

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Marvin's Maze

Marvin's Maze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: SNK

Business Games

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Business simulation, Educational

Publisher: Acornsoft

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Crossbow

Platform: Arcade, iPhone, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari XE Game System, Commodore 64

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, Atari, Mean Hamster Software

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Lords of Time

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari ST, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Enterprise, Lynx, Memotech MTX, MSX, Nascom, Oric-1, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum.

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Level 9 Computing

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