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Monday 24 October 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adrienne Bailon and VV Brown. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rote Erde. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hoccer or Artillery Duel.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

All the Right Moves

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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The Dead Zone

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt

Country: United States

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The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris

Country: United States

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Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane

Country: United States

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Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Rote Erde

Starring: Claude-Oliver Rudolph, Vera Lippisch, Karin Neuhäuser, Angelika Bartsch

Iga-no Kabamaru

Starring: Yôko Asagami

Country: Japan

Price iz Nepricave

Starring: Milena Dravic, Zoran Radmilovic, Stole Arandjelovic, Milutin Butkovic

Good Rockin' Tonite

Starring: Stu Jeffries, Terry David Mulligan

Country: Canada

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1983 ?

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jessica Savitch: American broadcast journalist, reporter and anchor for CBS affiliates, a congressional correspondent.

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Sport Games on 24 October 1983

American Football
  • New York Giants - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 20
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan -- Oct. 24, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8874
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Peter Ueberroth -- Oct. 17, 1983


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

Creating Wealth

By: Robert G. Allen

Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

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Fatal Vision

By: Joe McGinniss

Fatal Vision is the electrifying true story of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the handsome, Princeton-educated physician convicted of savagely slaying his young pregnant wife and two small children, murders he vehemently denies

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By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

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Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

Archon: The Light and the Dark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64, Amiga, MS-DOS, Macintosh, NES, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, PC-88

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts Ariolasoft (Europe)

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Artillery Duel

Platform: Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Xonox

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