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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 Humberto Sanchez and Paul Robson. 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. The Man with Two Brains, directed by Carl Reiner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tiefe Wasser. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio-Attack or Cuthbert Goes Walkabout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Machine Gunners

Starring: Shaun Taylor, Debbie Breen, Tony Saint, Alastair Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Frontline

Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

The Man with Two Brains

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner

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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WarGames

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
Facts:
  • Ricky by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63
  • Hamburger ZV wins 28th Europe Cup 1 in Athens, Greece.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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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Second Heaven

By: Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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And More By Andy Rooney

By: Andrew A. Rooney

america everyman has his say

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By: William Kotzwinkle

Young Reader's Edition. "The magical story that will live in your heart forever..." "He is afraid. He is totally alone. He is 3 million light years from home."

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bio-Attack

Bio-Attack

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

The Dungeon Master

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Crystal Computing

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Enchanter

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Apricot PC Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, CP/M, DEC Rainbow, Kaypro II, Apple Macintosh, NEC APC, Osborne 1, MS-DOS, PDP-9, PDP-10, PDP-11, TI-99/4A, T

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Infocom

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Blagger

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alligata, Amsoft

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