Sunday July 24, 1983

US date format: 7/24/1983, UK date format: 24/7/1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 24, 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 Daniele De Rossi and Étienne Didot. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Vacation, directed by Harold Ramis, 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 Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knot in 3D or B.C.'s Quest for Tires.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
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Events

  • Mame opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 21st Tennis Federation Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switzerland (2-1)
  • Lauren Howe wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Laurent Fignon wins Tour de France
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Movies

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Vacation

Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Protectors of Universe

Protectors of Universe

Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Class

Class

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Hundra

Hundra

Directed by: Matt Cimber

Starring: Laurene Landon, Cihangir Gaffari, María Casal, Ramiro Oliveros

TV Series

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

Friday Night

Friday Night

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Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 24

If July 24, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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

The Price Of Power by Seymour M. Hersh

The Price Of Power

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The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley

Ascent Into Hell

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Hugh Donlon, a lonely, troubled priest, falls in love with a nun, leaves the clergy, and returns to the temptations of secular life

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bobby is Going Home

Bobby is Going Home

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: CCE

Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software

Earthly Delights

Earthly Delights

Platform: Apple II, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datamost

Dolphin

Dolphin

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

B.C.'s Quest for Tires

B.C.'s Quest for Tires

Platform: Apple II family, Atari 8-bit ColecoVision, C=64 MS-DOS, MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line


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