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Tuesday 22 February 1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Penny Flame and Mimi Michaels. 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. The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Machine Gunners. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Halls of the Things or Halls of the Things.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1983 or at February 22 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Frontline

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Beyond

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Country: United States

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Glomdalsbruden

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Christina E "Christine" Auwen: singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at age 75.
  • Romain Maes: Belgian cyclist who won the 1935 Tour de France after wearing the yellow jersey of leadership from beginning to end.
Facts:
  • Hindus kill 3000 Muslims in Assam, India.
  • Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 1500 metre freestyle swimming record.
  • The notorious Broadway flop Moose Murders opens and closes on the same night at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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Books

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

And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

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The Mists Of Avalon

By: Marion Zimmer Bradley

A Literary Guild Featured AlternateHere is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives of the women who wielded power from behind the throne.

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Master of the Game

By: Sidney Sheldon

WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Coveted Mirror

The Coveted Mirror

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Penguin Software

Halls of the Things

Halls of the Things

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Maziacs

Maziacs

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Action adventure game

Publisher: dk'tronics

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Halls of the Things

Halls of the Things

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Crystal Computing


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