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Friday 28 January 1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Life Extension by Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Frontline. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Firebirds or Marslander.
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 ?

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits

Country: United States

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The Entity

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa

Country: United States

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The Year of Living Dangerously

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

Country: United States

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Xtro

Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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The Dark Crystal

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 January 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Death Penalty -- Jan. 24, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8833
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Levine -- Jan. 17, 1983

Books

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

Life Extension

By: Durk Pearson and Sandy Shaw

Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach, by Pearson, Durk and Sandy Shaw

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Space

By: James A. Michener

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

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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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Living, Loving & Learning

By: Leo Buscaglia

LIVING, LOVING AND LEARNING is a delightful collection of Dr. Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Broadsides

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Bugaboo (The Flea)

Bugaboo (The Flea)

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Quicksilva

Firebirds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

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Hoccer

Hoccer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

Marslander

Marslander

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Acornsoft


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