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Sunday 31 July 1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. 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 Knights of the Desert or Earthly Delights.
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

Konsul Möllers Erben

Starring: Gerd Baltus, Edgar Bessen, Ulrike Bliefert, Katharina Brauren

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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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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Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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

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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Mr. Mom

Directed by: Stan Dragoti

Starring: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler

Country: United States

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Jaws 3-D

Directed by: Joe Alves

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1983 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • B Robinson, J Marichal, G Kell, and W Alston inducted into Hall of Fame

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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 ?

Return Of The Jedi

By: Joan D. Vinge

In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the ...

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Blue Highways

By: William Least Heat Moon

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

By: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda's Workout Book

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The Last Lion

By: William Manchester

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Top

Platform: IBM PC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Funtastic

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Gossip

Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Art game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

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Knights of the Desert

Knights of the Desert

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Earthly Delights

Platform: Apple II, PC Booter

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Datamost

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Frankenstein's Monster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Data Age

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