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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 You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching PicturePages. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crossbow or Hunchback.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher

Country: United States

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Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Country: United States

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Sudden Impact

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer

Country: United States

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Terms of Endearment

Directed by: James L. Brooks

Starring: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?


Starring: Bill Cosby

Country: United States

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The Rock 'n' Roll Years

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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La dueña

Starring: Mariela Alcalá, Daniel Alvarado, Rafael Briceño, Mario Brito 'Lotario'

Lift Off

Written by: Ian White

Directed by: Judy Whitfield

Starring: Aha, Bob Carolgees, Craig Charles, Ricky Diamond

El tesoro de saber

Written by: Silvia Roche

Starring: Aurora Alvarado, Rodrigo de la Mora, Armando de Pascual, Ricardo de Pascual

Country: Mexico

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1983 ?

  • 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

American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 17
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1983?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Music Videos -- Dec. 26, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8883
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hafez Assad -- Dec. 19, 1983


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


By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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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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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 Saga Of Baby Divine

By: Bette Midler

From the fertile and outrageous imagination of the Divine Miss M herself comes a hilarious, touching and uplifting fable about The Truth.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Door Door

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp MZ-2000, Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-77, MSX computers, Famicom, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle-platformer

Publisher: Enix

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Platform: Arcade, iPhone, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari XE Game System, Commodore 64

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, Atari, Mean Hamster Software

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Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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Platform: Arcade, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, Oric, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Century Electronics Ocean Software

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