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Sunday 24 April 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Princess Iman and Iman. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Valley Girl, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Cider Spider or The Farmer's Daughter.
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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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Machine Gunners

Starring: Shaun Taylor, Debbie Breen, Tony Saint, Alastair Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Valley Girl

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman, Elizabeth Daily

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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Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera

Country: United States

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Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala

Country: United States

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Screwballs

Directed by: Rafal Zielinski

Starring: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Facts:
  • Show Boat opens at Uris Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.
  • Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Arms Control -- Apr. 18, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8846
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Battling Cocaine -- Apr. 11, 1983

Books

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

Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Apple Cider Spider

Apple Cider Spider

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Cookie

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, platform

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

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Flip & Flop

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: First Star Software State Soft

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The Farmer's Daughter

The Farmer's Daughter

Platform: Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Text adventure

Master Miner

Master Miner

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Funtastic


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