Friday April 29, 1983

US date format: 4/29/1983, UK date format: 29/4/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jay Cutler (football américain) and Megan Boone. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson. In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits. Doctor Detroit, directed by Michael Pressman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan by Elliot D. Abravanel and Elizabeth A. King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Time of Your Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Dark Crystal or Discs of Tron.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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Movies

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Doctor Detroit

Doctor Detroit

Directed by: Michael Pressman

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Howard Hesseman, Donna Dixon, Lydia Lei

All in Good Taste

All in Good Taste

Directed by: Anthony Kramreither

Starring: Jonathan Welsh, Harvey Atkin, Jack Creley, James B. Douglas

The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

Directed by: Shôhei Imamura

Starring: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari, Aki Takejô

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

The Hunger

The Hunger

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Days to next April 29

If April 29, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 4 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan by Elliot D. Abravanel and Elizabeth A. King

Dr. Abravanel'S Body Type Diet And Lifetime Nutrition Plan

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The unique body-typing program that teaches you how to: Lose weight Achieve your ideal body shape Target your trouble spots Boost your energy Eliminate food cravings forever Feel better than you

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Earthly Delights

Earthly Delights

Platform: Apple II, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datamost

Jetpac

Jetpac

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

Discs of Tron

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

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N-Sub

Platform: Arcade game, Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: SEGA


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