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Monday 26 December 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexander Wang and Yu Takahashi. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney was in the top 5 hits. Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Changes by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fynbos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fortress of the Mutant Waffles or Chivalry.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Country: United States

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Warrior of the Lost World

Directed by: David Worth

Starring: Robert Ginty, Persis Khambatta, Donald Pleasence, Fred Williamson

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Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States

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Gorky Park

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen

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Uncommon Valor

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

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Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

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Night Court

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Sport Games on 26 December 1983

NFL
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  • Los Angeles Rams - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 17
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Books

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

Changes

By: Danielle Steel

Top TV anchorwoman Melanie Adams had given up on love after a failed marriage and an unhappy affair. With her two teenage children and her television news career,

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The Neverending Story

By: Michael Ende

Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

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While Reagan Slept

By: Art Buchwald

A portrait of Ronald Reagan by the noted Washington columnist and humorist observes the fortieth president of the United States while he sleeps

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The Auerbach Will

By: Stephen Birmingham

In The Auerbach Will, the novel by America's most renowned chronicler of the rich, ambitious young Essie Litsky defies a rigid upbringing by immigrant Russian Jewish parents to achieve wealth and

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cassette 50

Cassette 50

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Vic 20, ZX81, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Cascade Games Ltd

Fortress of the Mutant Waffles

Fortress of the Mutant Waffles

Platform: TRS-80 Color Computer

Genre: Maze

Publisher: T+D Software

Libble Rabble

Platform: Arcade, FM Towns Marty, X68000, Super Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Bonka

Bonka

Platform: Commodore 64, Dragon 32

Genre: Platform

Publisher: J. Morrison (Micros) Ltd

Chivalry

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Optimum Resource

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Creepshow

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Flashdance

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The Secret of NIMH

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Twilight Zone: The Movie

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