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Wednesday 27 July 1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lorik Cana and Ciaran Fitzgerald. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Krull, directed by Peter Yates, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Molar Maul or The Birds and the Bees II: Antics.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca

Country: United States

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Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 July 1983 ?

  • Malchus
  • Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
  • Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
  • Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
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  • Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts this season, he also wins his 1st game as a Royal
  • Black July: 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days.

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

  • Time: Travel: Americans Everywhere. Inset: Ayatullah Khomeni
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Bowie -- July 18, 1983


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

The Summer Of Katya

By: Trevanian

In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

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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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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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The Seduction Of Peter S.

By: Lawrence Sanders

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author--a shocking thriller about one man's erotic obsession...and the deadly price of pleasure. "Totally engrossing."--

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ah Diddums

Ah Diddums

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Imagine Software

Earthly Delights

Platform: Apple II, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datamost

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Molar Maul

Molar Maul

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Imagine Software

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

The Birds and the Bees II: Antics

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bug-Byte


Platform: DOS, Apple IIe, Atari XE

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte

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