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Sunday 28 August 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lasith Malinga and Alfonso Herrera. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, 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 Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Manor or Professor Pac-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Fire and Ice

Directed by: Ralph Bakshi

Starring: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor

Country: United States

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Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro

Country: United States

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Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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

Country: United States

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Krull

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jan Clayton: Actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66.
Facts:
  • Mame closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park
  • Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour.
  • Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin announces resignation.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Jesse Jackson -- Aug. 22, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8864
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: What Do Babies Know? -- Aug. 15, 1983

Books

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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Ascent Into Hell

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Illuminates the pain of choice - the dilemma of a priest catapulted by changing times into rethinking his chosen pathway thru life.

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August

By: Judith Rossner

Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

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Megatrends

By: John Naisbitt

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mined-Out

Mined-Out

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum; Dragon 32; BBC Micro; Acorn Electron

Android 2

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Vortex Software

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Ghost Manor

Platform: Atari 2600, Vic-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

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Jet-Boot Jack

Jet-Boot Jack

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: English Software (UK) Datamost (US)

Professor Pac-Man

Professor Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: Bally Midway


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