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Saturday 18 June 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Klajdi Selimi and Cameron Smith. 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 The Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Konsul Möllers Erben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Forbidden Forest or Broadsides.
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 ?

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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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder

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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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 18 June 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Pump Boys & Dinettes closes at Princess Theater NYC after 573 performances
  • 7th Shuttle Mission-Challenger 2 launched-Sally Ride 1st US woman
  • Irish Republican Army's Joseph Doherty arrested in New York City.
  • STS-7: Space Shuttle Challenger 2 mission launched; Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.
  • Mona Mahmudnizhad together with nine other Baha'i women, is sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her Baha'i Faith.

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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 ?

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 ?

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

Platform: Atari 8-bit family, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Cosmic Balance II

Cosmic Balance II

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: 4X

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Dishaster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Zimag

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Forbidden Forest

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action

Publisher: Cosmi Corporation

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Broadsides

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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