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Monday 31 January 1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom Vangeneugden and Francois Duvalier. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Africa by Toto. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Der fremde Vogel, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kiklop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing GATO or Halls of the Things.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

The Cutting Edge Happy Hour

Starring: Peter Zaremba, Merrill Ward

Country: United States

Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States

Movies

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

Der fremde Vogel

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Hans Mierendorff, Eugenie Werner

Country: United States

Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Deborah Harry, Sonja Smits

Country: United States

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The Entity

Directed by: Sidney J. Furie

Starring: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa

Country: United States

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The Year of Living Dangerously

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver, Linda Hunt

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pershing II Missile -- Jan. 31, 1983
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8834
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Death Penalty -- Jan. 24, 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 ?

Bomberman

Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel

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GATO

Platform: DOS, Apple IIe, Atari XE

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte

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Halls of the Things

Halls of the Things

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Journey

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

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Jr. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally Midway; NA Atari; NA/EU Namco

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