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Sunday 20 November 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Future . In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. Terms of Endearment, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Monimbo by Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching SCTV Channel. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Activision Decathlon or Game box front cover art.
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 ?

SCTV Channel

Starring: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

Country: Canada

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Written by: Franc Roddam

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Who Dares Wins

Starring: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rote Erde

Starring: Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Vera Lippisch, Karin Neuhäuser, Angelika Bartsch

Iga-no Kabamaru

Starring: Yôko Asagami

Country: Japan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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A Christmas Story

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Sleepaway Camp

Directed by: Robert Hiltzik

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields

Country: United States

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All the Right Moves

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 November 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
  • UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Richard Loo: Actor, (China Sky), dies of cardiopulmonary arrest.
  • Marcel Dalio: French character actor who appeared in almost 150 movies, including major roles in two of Jean Renoir's most famous films, "Grand Illusion" (1937) and "The Rules of the Game" (1939).
Facts:
  • Marilyn: An American Fable opens at Minskoff NYC for 16 performances
  • 100 million watch ABC-TV movie Day After, about nuclear war
  • Cleveland Browns shutout New England Patriots 30-0.
  • New York Giants' Butch Woolfolk ties NFL record of 43 attempts rushing.
  • In the U.S., an estimated 100 million people watch the controversial made-for-television movie The Day After, depicting a nuclear war and its effects on the United States.

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Sport Games on 20 November 1983

NFL
American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 37
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 27 - 0
  • Cleveland Browns - New England Patriots : 30 - 0
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 23 - 20
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: American soldier in Grenada.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8877
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Grenada and Beirut -- Nov. 7, 1983

Books

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

Monimbo

By: Robert Moss and Arnaud de Borchgrave

1983 Simon & Schuster hardcover, full number line. ISBN:0671435418. Robert Moss (Mexico Way) and Arnaud De Borchgrave. A Cuban plot to bomb the U.S

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Tough Times Never Last

By: Robert H. Schuller

Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

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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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Nothing Down

By: Robert G. Allen

With more than a million copies in print, Robert Allen's Nothing Down for the '90s has probably helped more people achieve success in real estate than any book in history.

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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.

Alpha Blaster

Platform: Commodore VIC-20 MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: LiveWire Software[1] Aackosoft

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Frankenstein's Monster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Data Age

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Game box front cover art

Game box front cover art

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D overhead shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers


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