Saturday July 30, 1983

US date format: 7/30/1983, UK date format: 30/7/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 30, 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 Nathan Carter and Seán Dillon. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Confidentially Yours, directed by François Truffaut, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jack Attack or Infidel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon

Events

  • Weight lifter Sergei Didyk of the USSR jerks a record 261 kg
  • Official speed record for a piston-driven aircraft, 832 kph, California.
  • Howard Deitz, MGM executive, dies at age 86 of Parkinson's disease.

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Movies

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Confidentially Yours

Confidentially Yours

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Risky Business

Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

The Star Chamber

The Star Chamber

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto, Sharon Gless

Vacation

Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Protectors of Universe

Protectors of Universe

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TV Series

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

Pim

Pim

Days to next July 30

If July 30, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

The Price Of Power by Seymour M. Hersh

The Price Of Power

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The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hard Hat Mack

Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Oink!

Oink!

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

Jack Attack

Jack Attack

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform action

Publisher: Commodore

Infidel

Infidel

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

Pac & Pal

Pac & Pal

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco


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