Thursday August 18, 1983

US date format: 8/18/1983, UK date format: 18/8/1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mika (singer) and Michael Montgomery. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Suburbia, directed by Penelope Spheeris, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atom or Jr. Pac-Man.
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What the sky looked like on 18 August 1983

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Movies

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

Suburbia

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Chris Pedersen, Bill Coyne, Jennifer Clay, Timothy O'Brien

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Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Frederick Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe

Country: United States of America

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Easy Money

Directed by: James Signorelli

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara

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The Golden Seal

Directed by: Frank Zuniga

Starring: Steve Railsback, Michael Beck, Penelope Milford, Torquil Campbell

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Escape from the Bronx

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Mark Gregory, Henry Silva, Valeria D'Obici, Giancarlo Prete

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TV Series

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

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

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Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

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Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

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Two Marriages

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Royals defeat Yanks, 5-4, completing pine-tar game (12 minutes). Hal McRae strikes out and Dan Quisenberry retires Yankees in order
  • Samantha Druce, age 12 years 119 days is youngest woman to swim English Channel.
  • Hurricane Alicia hits the Texas coast, killing 22 people and causing over USD $1 billion in damage (1983 dollars).

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Books

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

Voice Of The Heart

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katharine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time.

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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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The Little Drummer Girl

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from …

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The Seduction Of Peter S.

By: Lawrence Sanders

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atom

Atom

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Strategy, Educational

Publisher: Tandy Corporation

Jr. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally Midway; NA Atari; NA/EU Namco

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Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

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Angler

Angler

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Virgin Games

M.A.C.H. 3

M.A.C.H. 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Mylstar/Taito

Home videos

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

Twilight Zone: The Movie

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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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Ringing Bell

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