Wednesday September 21, 1983

US date format: 9/21/1983, UK date format: 21/9/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Maggie Grace and Joseph Mazzello. 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. First Name: Carmen, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fraction Fever or Dino Eggs.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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Events

  • 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila

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Movies

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First Name: Carmen

First Name: Carmen

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Going Berserk

Going Berserk

Directed by: David Steinberg

Starring: John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Alley Mills

Careful, He Might Hear You

Careful, He Might Hear You

Directed by: Carl Schultz

Starring: Wendy Hughes, Robyn Nevin, Nicholas Gledhill, John Hargreaves

All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves

Directed by: Michael Chapman

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Computer Chronicles

Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

How To Satisfy A Woman Every Time by Naura Hayden

How To Satisfy A Woman Every Time

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Before writing her immensely popular guide to satisfying women in bed, Naura Hayden interviewed close to 500 women and discovered that all of them had faced an orgasm during sex at

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

The Auerbach Will by Stephen Birmingham

The Auerbach Will

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In The Auerbach Will, the novel by America's most renowned chronicler of the rich, ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCo, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

Frogrun!

Frogrun!

Platform: VIC-20 Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Anirog Software

Fraction Fever

Fraction Fever

Platform: Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, TRS-80, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Spinnaker Software

Deathchase

Deathchase

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Micromega (UK), Ventamatic (Spain)

Dino Eggs

Dino Eggs

Platform: Apple II (original), Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Fun


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