Monday February 28, 1983

US date format: 2/28/1983, UK date format: 28/2/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 28, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Terry Bywater . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. Avtaar, directed by Mohan Kumar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing M.A.C.H. 3 or Enduro.
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Avtaar

Avtaar

Directed by: Mohan Kumar

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi, Sachin, Sujit Kumar

10 to Midnight

10 to Midnight

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Curtains

Curtains

Directed by: Richard Ciupka

Starring: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

Sheer Madness

Sheer Madness

Directed by: Margarethe von Trotta

Starring: Hanna Schygulla, Angela Winkler, Peter Striebeck, Christine Fersen

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • Final TV episode of MASH airs (CBS); record 125 million watch.

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TV Series

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The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Braingames

Braingames

The Baker Street Boys

The Baker Street Boys

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Books

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Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

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DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Floating Dragon by Peter Straub

Floating Dragon

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The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors -one is natural, a man gone insane. The other makes the first look like child's play.

Videogames

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Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCo, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

Game box front cover art

Game box front cover art

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D overhead shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Blaster

Blaster

Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

M.A.C.H. 3

M.A.C.H. 3

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Mylstar/Taito

Enduro

Enduro

Platform: Atari 2600, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Activision


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