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Friday 24 June 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Lloyd Cruz and Rebecca Cooke. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Twilight Zone: The Movie, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Konsul Möllers Erben. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Megapede or The Coveted Mirror.
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 ?

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Twilight Zone: The Movie

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow

Country: United States

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Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Brje Ahlstedt

Country: United States

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Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan

Country: United States

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Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
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Facts:
  • 7th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 2 lands at Edwards AFB
  • Don Sutton becomes 8th pitcher to strikeout 3,000 batters.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Margaret Thatcher -- June 20, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8855
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles -- June 13, 1983

Books

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

Working Out

By: Charles Hix

Men do you want rock hard abs in a short amount of time? This is a great book for just that.

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Return Of The Jedi

By: Joan D. Vinge

In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the ...

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The One Minute Manager

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

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The Diet Center Program

By: Sybil Ferguson

Provides an explanation of the five-phase dieting system pioneered at the Diet Centre which has over 2300 centres throughout America, England and Australia.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captain Beeble

Captain Beeble

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Inhome

Megapede

Megapede

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Softek

Bomb Alley

Bomb Alley

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

The Coveted Mirror

The Coveted Mirror

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Penguin Software

Frantic Freddie

Frantic Freddie

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Commercial Data Systems


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