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Monday 21 February 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mélanie Laurent and Eoin Macken. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Glomdalsbruden, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Machine Gunners. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Mutant Camels or My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar.
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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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Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay

Country: United States

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The President

Directed by: Carl Theodor Dreyer

Starring: Richard Christensen, Christian Engelstoft, Hallander Helleman

Country: United States

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Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 February 1983 ?

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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  • NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29-game road losing streak.
  • Donald Davis runs one mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds.

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

Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

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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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Life, The Universe And Everything

By: Douglas Adams

"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

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Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

By: Len Deighton

Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel

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Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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The Institute

Platform: C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Text adventure (original release), Graphic adventure

Publisher: Screenplay

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Attack of the Mutant Camels

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Llamasoft

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My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar

My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar

Platform: ZX Spectrum

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