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Thursday 29 September 1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lauren Pope and Lisette Oropesa. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Never Say Never Again, directed by Irvin Kershner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vietnam: A Television History. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alley Cat or Barmy Burgers.
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 ?

Vietnam: A Television History

Starring: Will Lyman, Lyndon Johnson, Chi Minh Ho, Richard Nixon

Country: United States

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Give us a Break

Starring: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Friday Night

Written by: Dick Ebersol

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Consultant

Starring: Hywel Bennett, Donald Burton, Jane Hayward, Jonathon Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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The Professional

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Cyrielle Clair

Country: United States

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Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Country: United States

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The Big Chill

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum

Country: United States

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Cannibal Ferox

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Lorraine De Selle, Danilo Mattei

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • A Chorus Line 3,389 performance to become longest running Broadway show
  • 1st time Congress invokes War Powers Act
  • Airport of Beirut reopens
  • Congress authorized President Reagan to keep 1,600 US Marines in Lebanon
  • First time US Congress invokes War Powers Act.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Deng Xiaoping -- Sep. 26, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8870
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Reagan and U.N. Quiz Moscow -- Sep. 19, 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 ?

Alley Cat

Alley Cat

Platform: Atari 8-bit, MS-DOS

Genre: Action, multi-game

Publisher: Synapse Software (Atari 8-bit) IBM (DOS)

Barmy Burgers

Barmy Burgers

Platform: ZX Spectrum Dragon 32/64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

Big Top

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Funtastic

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Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Germany 1985

Germany 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.


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