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Sunday 22 May 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Niccolo Galli and Abdulrahman Al-Qahtani. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Dance by David Bowie. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, directed by Richard Marquand, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiefe Wasser. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Journey or Marvin's Maze.
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 ?

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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Breathless

Directed by: Jim McBride

Starring: Richard Gere, Valrie Kaprisky, Art Metrano

Country: United States

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The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Valley Girl

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Albert Claude: Belgian biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Born 1899).
Facts:
  • Toronto Blue Jays' Cliff Johnson hits record 18th pinch hit homerun.
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Charity Golf Tournament.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hitler's Forged Diaries -- May 16, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8850
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and Central America -- May 9, 1983

Books

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

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Growing Up

By: Russell Baker

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

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Heartburn

By: Nora Ephron

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Journey

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Bomberman

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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Dino Eggs

Dino Eggs

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Fun

Marvin's Maze

Marvin's Maze

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: SNK


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