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Friday 18 March 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro and Cindy Busby. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. The Outsiders, directed by Francis Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Floating Dragon by Peter Straub was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dear Ladies. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frostbite or Kool-Aid Man.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Outsiders

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio

Country: United States

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Bad Boys

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody

Country: United States

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The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Einar Sissener, Tove Tellback, Stub Wiberg

Country: United States

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The King of Comedy

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 March 1983 ?

  • Saint Edward (d.978)
  • Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
  • Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
  • Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
  • Saint Alexander of Jerusalem
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1983?

  • Time: Inset: Queen Elizabeth II by Dennis Brack
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8841
  • Time: Inset: Nigerian oilfield by William Campbell


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

Floating Dragon

By: Peter Straub

The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors -one is natural, a man gone insane. The other makes the first look like child's play.

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Emerald, Author; Phyllis A Whitney, 1983 Hardcover. Doubleday

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Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: FM-7, MSX, Famicom, PC-6001, PC-8801, Sharp X1

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: dB-Soft

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Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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Magic Meanies

Magic Meanies

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: CDS Micro Systems

Championship Lode Runner

Platform: NES,[2] Apple II,[1] Commodore 64, IBM PC compatible, SG-1000

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft (Famicom) [2] Brøderbund

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