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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 Guilbaut Colas and Klajdi Selimi. 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 Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Konsul Möllers Erben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix or Hard Hat Mack.
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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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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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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 June 1983 ?

  • Seychelles - National Day.
  • Brazil - Chemist's Day.
  • Father's Day, US, UK, Chile (2006).
  • Autistic Pride Day, beginning in 2005.
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  • 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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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


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

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 Valley Of Horses

By: Jean M. Auel

This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

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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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In Search Of Excellence

By: Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

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Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

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Harrier Attack

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Oric 1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Durell Software

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Molar Maul

Molar Maul

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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