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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 Keen'V and Fabio Quagliarella. 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 A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kiklop. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster or Cuthbert Goes Digging.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Den sorte drøm

Directed by: Urban Gad

Starring: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengren

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Harry Bromley Davenport

Starring: Philip Sayer, Bernice Stegers, Danny Brainin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Ly Chheng

Starring: Will Lyman

Country: United States

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The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States

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Secrets and Mysteries

Starring: Edward Mulhare

Country: United States

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'Allo 'Allo

Written by: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd

Starring: Gorden Kaye, Carmen Silvera, Vicki Michelle, Richard Marner

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Wild America

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1983 ?

  • 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


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Mistral'S Daughter

By: Judith Krantz

They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

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Life Sentences

By: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life sentences: A novel

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The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

By: Leo Buscaglia

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

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Cuthbert Goes Digging

Cuthbert Goes Digging

Platform: Dragon 32



Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX

Genre: Action adventure game

Publisher: dk'tronics

Cassette 50

Cassette 50

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Vic 20, ZX81, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Cascade Games Ltd

Pac & Pal

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

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