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Which island was invaded by United States troops in October 1983? Grenada
91.3%
Puerto Rico
2.2%
Cuba
4.3%
Dominica
2.2%
Which was the biggest grossing film worldwide of 1983? Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
82.6%
Terms of Endearment
4.3%
Flashdance
10.9%
Trading Places
0%
The US Embassy in which city was bombed in April 1983, killing 63 people? Beirut
82.6%
Damascus
4.3%
Tehran
4.3%
Baghdad
6.5%
The final episode of which US series was watched by 50.15 million viewers in February 1983? M*A*S*H
80.4%
Roots
2.2%
Dallas
10.9%
The Thorn Birds
4.3%
Which American singer died in February 1983? Karen Carpenter
80.4%
Larry Hooper
2.2%
Jackie Wilson
6.5%
Marty Robbins
8.7%
Whose commercial aircraft was shot down when it entered Soviet airspace in September 1983, killing 169? Korean Air Lines
78.3%
LOT Polish Airlines
6.5%
Iran Air
8.7%
Seaboard World Airlines
4.3%
Which was the biggest selling album in the UK in 1983? Thriller - Michael Jackson
73.9%
Let's Dance - David Bowie
13%
Colour By Numbers - Culture Club
10.9%
1 - Spandau Ballet
0%
Which games console went on sale in Japan in July 1983? Nintendo Entertainment System
63%
Sega Master System
6.5%
Amstrad GX4000
2.2%
Atari 7800
28.3%
Which champion racehorse was kidnapped from Ballymany Stud in Ireland in February 1983? Shergar
54.3%
Corbiere
8.7%
Desert Orchid
21.7%
Aldaniti
13%
25 members of which terrorist group were imprisoned for the murder of Aldo Moro in January 1983? Red Brigade
54.3%
Euskadi Ta Askatasuna
10.9%
Red Army Faction
26.1%
Epanastatiki Organosi dekaefta Noemvri
6.5%
The arrival of US cruise missiles caused fierce protests at which UK airbase in April 1983? Greenham Common
43.5%
Lakenheath
17.4%
Mildenhall
8.7%
Woodbridge
30.4%
In baseball, who won the World Series in October 1983? Baltimore Orioles
39.1%
Philadelphia Phillies
15.2%
St. Louis Cardinals
23.9%
Detroit Tigers
19.6%
Which hurricane struck Texas in August 1983 causing 2.6 billion dollars worth of damage? Alicia
32.6%
Andrew
32.6%
Bonnie
32.6%
Allen
2.2%
Who set a new land speed record in Thrust II in October 1983? Richard Noble
30.4%
Elwin Teague
2.2%
Bob Summers
17.4%
Craig Breedlove
50%
Who did Margaret Thatcher defeat in the UK general election in June 1983? Michael Foot
28.3%
Neil Kinnock
30.4%
James Callaghan
28.3%
Denis Healey
10.9%
Which country won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1983 with 'Si la vie est cadeau' by Corinne Herm├Ęs? Luxembourg
23.9%
France
43.5%
Belgium
26.1%
Switzerland
4.3%
Which serial killer was arrested in February 1983 and later admitted to 16 murders? Dennis Nilsen
23.9%
Peter Sutcliffe
43.5%
Kenneth Erskine
19.6%
Fred West
10.9%
Which English actor died in July 1983? David Niven
19.6%
Laurence Olivier
73.9%
John Le Mesurier
4.3%
Bernard Lee
2.2%
Which German magazine published the 'Hitler Diaries', later found to be forgeries, in May 1983? Stern
17.4%
Der Spiegel
69.6%
Focus
6.5%
Deutsche Rundschau
6.5%
Which country won the Cricket World Cup in June 1983, defeating the West Indies by 43 runs in the final? India
16.7%
Pakistan
44.4%
Australia
33.3%
South Africa
5.6%
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