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Sunday 21 August 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chantelle Houghton and Brody Jenner. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlezone or Krull.
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 ?

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

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

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 30 days ?

Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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Krull

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • La Cage aux Folles opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
  • Philippine opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at the Manila International Airport (now renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What Do Babies Know? -- Aug. 15, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8863
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William P. Clark -- Aug. 8, 1983

Books

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

Return Of The Jedi

By: Joan D. Vinge

In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the ...

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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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Godplayer

By: Robin Cook

Dr. Cassandra Kingsley is about to discover that neither her marriage nor her job is what she thought. And when she sets out to find the truth, it may just kill

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How To Live To Be 100 - Or More

By: George Burns

An aging gracefully guide for those in their golden years imparted with much humor by the great comedian George Burns. Even though he wrote this book in 1983 when he was

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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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The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathlon

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

The Institute

Platform: C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Text adventure (original release), Graphic adventure

Publisher: Screenplay

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Krull

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari

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Libble Rabble

Platform: Arcade, FM Towns Marty, X68000, Super Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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