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Saturday 30 July 1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Friday Night. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crystals of Zong or Kool-Aid Man.
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 ?

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

Reading Rainbow

Starring: LeVar Burton

Country: United States

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The Hot Shoe Show

Starring: Bonnie Langford, Wayne Sleep

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano

Country: United States

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Private School

Directed by: Noel Black

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine

Country: United States

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Krull

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Freddie Jones

Country: United States

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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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

Country: United States

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Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Howard Dietz: American publicist and songwriter (d. 1983).
Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Travel: Americans Everywhere. Inset: Ayatullah Khomeni
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8860
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Bowie -- July 18, 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 ?

Crackpots

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision, Inc.

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Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Gateway to Apshai

Platform: Atari 400/800, Commodore 64, ColecoVision

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Epyx

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Hoccer

Hoccer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

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