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Monday 19 September 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eamon and Joey Devine. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Give us a Break. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chequered Flag or Master Miner.
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 ?

Give us a Break

Starring: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Movies

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

The Big Chill

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Cannibal Ferox

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei

Country: United States

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Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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The Mirror

Directed by: Andrey Tarkovskiy

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovsky, Ignat Daniltsev

Country: United States

Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
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Facts:
  • St. Kitts and Nevis declares independence from the UK
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis gains its independence.
  • Gulf Air Flight 771 crashes in the United Arab Emirates after a bomb exploded in the baggage compartment, killing 117.
  • Violence erupts in New Caledonia between native Kanaks and French expatriates. The French government withdraws the promise of independence.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and U.N. Quiz Moscow -- Sep. 19, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8869
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Soviets Destroy Airliner -- Sep. 12, 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 ?

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

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Chequered Flag

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sinclair Research Ltd

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Master Miner

Master Miner

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Funtastic

Cookie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

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Jet-Boot Jack

Jet-Boot Jack

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: English Software (UK) Datamost (US)


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