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Saturday 28 May 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Megalyn Echikunwoke and Roman Atwood. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiefe Wasser. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Deathchase or Mangia.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?


Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

Country: United States

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Psycho II

Directed by: Richard Franklin

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly

Country: United States

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The Man with Two Brains

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner

Country: United States

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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Directed by: Richard Marquand

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

Country: United States

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Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Dear Ladies

Starring: George Logan, Patrick Fyffe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1983 ?

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
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Famous Deaths:
  • Ricky by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63
  • Hamburger ZV wins 28th Europe Cup 1 in Athens, Greece.

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

  • Time: Inset: Lebanon withdrawal
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8851
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hitler's Forged Diaries -- May 16, 1983


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


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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Working Out

By: Charles Hix

Men do you want rock hard abs in a short amount of time? This is a great book for just that.

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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By: John Gardner

Bond reluctantly finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an equally dangerous and treacherous alliance of agents from the CIA, the KGB, and Israel’s Mossad.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing, shoot-em-up

Publisher: Micromega (UK), Ventamatic (Spain)



Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Spectravision


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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Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Keystone Kapers

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, MSX, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Activision

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