Tuesday April 26, 1983

US date format: 4/26/1983, UK date format: 26/4/1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 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 Jessica Lynch and Noah Mills. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Doctor Detroit, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan by Elliot D. Abravanel and Elizabeth A. King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Time of Your Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Food Fight or Blaster.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead
  • San Antonio spurs beat Denver Nuggets 152-133 in NBA playoff game.
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average breaks 1200 for first time.

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Movies

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Doctor Detroit

Doctor Detroit

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

All in Good Taste

All in Good Taste

Directed by: Anthony Kramreither

Starring: Jonathan Welsh, Harvey Atkin, Jack Creley, James B. Douglas

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

Directed by: Shôhei Imamura

Starring: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari, Aki Takejô

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

The Hunger

The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Days to next April 26

If April 26, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 4 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan by Elliot D. Abravanel and Elizabeth A. King

Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan

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The unique body-typing program that teaches you how to: Lose weight Achieve your ideal body shape Target your trouble spots Boost your energy Eliminate food cravings forever Feel better than you

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Corridors of Genon

Corridors of Genon

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade , Maze game

Publisher: New Generation Software

Captain Beeble

Captain Beeble

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Inhome

Food Fight

Food Fight

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Atari, Inc.

Blaster

Blaster

Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

Arabian

Arabian

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Atari Inc. (US)


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