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  In-Depth Research - Legislative History
Delayed the June 1983 cost-of-living adjustment until December 1983 (January 3,1984 checks) and provides for future adjustments payable in January rather than July of each year.
Provides for crediting the OASDI and HI trust funds at the beginning of each month with revenues to be received during the month and for special reports by the Boards of Trustees in the event the trust fund assets fall below 20 percent of annual expenditures.
For instance, it provided for an increase in SSI benefit rates beginning with July 1983 by $20 for an individual and $30 for a couple.
www.ssa.gov /history/1983amend.html   (936 words)

 Timeline 1983
1983 Jan 1, Pope John Paul II declared this year to be an extraordinary Holy Year to mark the 1,950th anniversary of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in year 33.
1983 Jan 19, Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, was arrested in Bolivia.
1983 Feb 13-14, The Americus and Altair fishing boats sank in the Bering Sea and 14 fishermen from Anacortes, Wa., died.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1983.HTML   (9837 words)

 1983 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The Iron Man's teammate, Eddie Murray, had also struggled but managed two homers and three RBIs in the finale after going two-for-sixteen in the first four outings.
The Philadelphi Phillies General Manager, Paul Owens, fired manager Pat Corrales part-way through the 1983 season and replaced him with himself, while the Baltimore Orioles were ending the Earl Weaver era with a National League manager and former American League player named Joe Altobelli.
The Baltimore Orioles were the fourth team in World Series history to lose the opening game then sweep their opponent during the next four (4) contests.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1983ws.shtml   (0 words)

 RESOLUTIONS: General Assembly, 38th session   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Importance of the universal realization of the right of peoples to self-determination and of the speedy granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights.
Conclusion of an international convention on the strengthening of the security of non-nuclear-weapon States against the use of threat of use of nuclear weapons.
Question of the international legal protection of the human rights of individuals who are not citizens of the country in which they live.
www.un.org /Depts/dhl/res/resa38.htm   (4167 words)

 1983 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar.
February 13 - US President Ronald Reagan proclaims 1983 "The Year of the Bible".
February 16 - The Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria and South Australia claim the lives of 76 people in one of Australia's worst ever fires.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1983   (3048 words)

 1983 in music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The most long-term influential release of 1983 is probably Head over Heels by the Cocteau Twins, which sold poorly upon its initial release.
Quiet Riot's Metal Health was enormously popular in 1983, and was the first heavy metal album to go to #1 on the pop charts.
The lead single, "Cum on Feel the Noize" (cover of Slade) was also a huge hit, and set the stage for the mainstream crossover of later hair metal bands like Guns N' Roses and Def Leppard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1983_in_music   (1971 words)

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Malkin Informational [Page 21] RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 fragmentation The IP process in which a packet is broken into smaller pieces to fit the requirements of a physical network over which the packet must pass.
Malkin Informational [Page 46] RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 reassembly The IP process in which a previously fragmented packet is reassembled before being passed to the transport layer.
Malkin Informational [Page 51] RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) An emerging high-speed datagram-based public data network service developed by Bellcore and expected to be widely used by telephone companies as the basis for their data networks.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1983.txt   (14149 words)

 RFC 1983 - Internet Users' Glossary. G. Malkin, Ed..   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 fragmentation The IP process in which a packet is broken into smaller pieces to fit the requirements of a physical network over which the packet must pass.
RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 reassembly The IP process in which a previously fragmented packet is reassembled before being passed to the transport layer.
RFC 1983 Glossary August 1996 Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) An emerging high-speed datagram-based public data network service developed by Bellcore and expected to be widely used by telephone companies as the basis for their data networks.
sunsite.auc.dk /RFC/rfc/rfc1983.html   (13951 words)

 1983   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Until the time of his arrest in August 1983, Maynard was assigned to the staff of the Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet in Hawaii as an intelligence specialist.
In March 1983, Mira went to the AFOSI and related what he had done, not realizing how thorough the investigative process would be.
On 19 July 1983 Wold was picked up by NIS special agents at his fiancee's residence in Olongapo City, in the Philippines, for being absent without leave.
www.dss.mil /training/espionage/1983.htm   (1792 words)

And on September 15, 1983, Carolyn Gargasz met with the Hollis School Board “to discuss a channel 11 TV project [This was BC – Before Cable!], entitled “Chemical People,” which dealt with drug and alcohol abuse and was to be aired in November.
She urged that “interested persons watch the programs as a group at either the elementary school or the high school and attend discussion periods to be held after the programs.” This was surely the beginning of the Hollis School program, CATF (the Chemical Abuse task Force).
The 1983 Apple Festival was held on October 2 in 1983 on a beautiful fall Sunday, and the October road race 15 years ago was the Apple Cider 10K Run, which was sponsored by the Hollis/Brookline Booster Club.
www.hollis-history.org /holtimes/1983.htm   (2131 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1983 American League
On June 24, 1983, Don Sutton of Milwaukee fanned Alan Bannister in the eighth inning of a 6-2 game versus Cleveland.
With that strikeout, Sutton became the eighth pitcher in major league history to reach three-thousand strikeouts.
On July 4, 1983, Dave Righetti pitched a 4-0 no-hitter in Yankee Stadium versus the Boston Red Sox.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1983a.shtml   (924 words)

 Media History Timeline: 1980s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1983: Time names the computer as "Man" of the Year for 1982.
1983: Michener examines Poland across the centuries, again mixing fact and fiction.
1983: Vanessa Williams, who is fl, wins long-time segregated Miss America contest.
www.mediahistory.umn.edu /time/1980s.html   (2043 words)

 Ronald Reagan: Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress on the State of the Union
As 1983 began, the system stood on the brink of bankruptcy, a double victim of our economic ills.
In the coming year, we will also act to improve the quality of life for Americans by curbing the skyrocketing cost of health care that is becoming an unbearable financial burden for so many.
The security and economic assistance policies of this administration in Latin America and elsewhere are based on realism and represent a critical investment in the future of the human race.
www.presidency.ucsb.edu /ws/index.php?pid=41698   (5406 words)

 CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1983
All the constitutional Nationalist parties in Ireland, with the exception of SF, were invited to attend the Forum.
James Prior, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, said that the British government would not co-operate with the inquiry on the conflict that had been set up by the Political Committee of the European Parliament.
An inquiry into the escape was established on 26 September 1983.
cain.ulst.ac.uk /othelem/chron/ch83.htm   (3292 words)

 Complete Guide to G. I. Joe: 1983
By 1983, the commercial format was well standardized: Open with animation, usually recycled from the comic book ads, then cut to boys playing with the toys.
The official art for 1983 showed the HAL, VAMP, and FLAK in the foreground, with the RAM, MOBAT, and MMS also visible, as are most of the first year's Joes.
Bludd in the commercial; Cobra Officer in the 1983 catalog; Cobra Officer and Destro in the 1984 catalog; Ripper in the 1985 catalog; 1988 Destro in the "Shrinking Joes" brochure; Strato-Viper in the "Terror on the Tundra" brochure.
joes.propadeutic.com /1983.html   (10548 words)

 History of computer design: frogdesign
on December 15 1983 on an obscure Twin Falls, Idaho station merely to qualify for the 1984 advertising awards (it won at least 35 for its creators at Chiat/Day, including the Grand Prix at Cannes); and at the January 22 Super Bowl, beginning a tradition of expensive Super Bowl-specific commercials (MacWorld, May/June 1984, p.
However, even this ad expresses Apple's elegant simplicity through a negative argument: in it, a woman dressed in a Macintosh t-shirt and running shorts runs, chased by stormtroopers, through a dystopian industrial world and throws a hammer into the screen from which a Big Brother figure preaches "uniformity of thought" to passionless workers.
In late spring, 1983, Esslinger moved to California to form frogdesign, Inc., signing a contract with Apple to exchange exclusive services for $100 000 per month, plus billable time and expenses (Kunkel, 28-37).
www.landsnail.com /apple/local/design/design.html   (821 words)

 Recidivism of Prisoners Released, 1983   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An analysis of the criminal records of more than 16,000 men and women, representing the almost 109,000 offenders who were released from prisons in 11 States during 1983.
The study links correctional data with Federal and State criminal history records to provide a complete portrait of criminal careers for more than a half of the State prisoners released during 1983.
About 47% of the former prisoners were convicted of a new crime and 41 percent were sent back to prison or jail.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/abstract/rpr83.htm   (96 words)

 1983   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Wednesday January 19 1983 - The Apple Lisa personal computer is announced.
They were so well written, that they seemed real, like us at certain points in our lives.
www.freeglossary.com /1983   (1403 words)

 Electronic Games 1983 Software Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A breakthrough in its day, the Odyssey unit appears crude by modern standards, because the industry has made the transition to computer-like game-playing machines in virtually nothing flat.
The units that dominate videogaming in 1983 can be divided into three general categories: standard systems, senior systems and third-wave systems.
The main criteria for establishing these divisions are the amount of resident memory (as measured in units called "bytes"), graphics resolution and the amount of screen RAM (used for moving objects around on the display).
cvmm.vg-network.com /egse83.htm   (1351 words)

 Walt Whitman Quarterly Review Bibliography for 1983
Obdoje simbolizma v slovemskem jeziku, knjizevnosti in kultur: Tipološ-problematika ob jugoslovanskem in širšem europkontekstu (Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta, 1983), 1:267-276.
Davidson, Edward H. "The Presence of Walt Whitman." Journal of Aesthetic Education 17:4 (1983), 41-63.
London: Victor Gollanez, Ltd., 1983, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 34, 36, 277.
www.uiowa.edu /~wwqr/bibliographies/1983_txt.html   (2526 words)

 TIME Person of the Year -- Archive Since 1927
On the other hand, if the truth is that Andropov is simply continuing to recover from a debilitating illness, his failure to appear would have far less meaning.
The crushing electoral defeats that these principal opposition parties suffered in 1983 dim their hopes of coming to power very soon, but Washington can no longer be serenely confident that any foreseeable British or West German government will back its position: Even the strongest West European governments must take into account the public nervousness.
Reagan has time and again proved to friends and political opponents alike that they have underestimated his ability to calculate how far his intense ideological convictions can realistically be pushed.
www.time.com /time/subscriber/poy2001/archive/1983.html   (8134 words)

 1983 Nationwide Personal Transportation Survey
This report also includes a section that compares the 1983 with the 1969 and 1977 studies, and procedures for achieving comparability among the three studies.
Contains Appendix C: Glossary of Terms Used, Appendix D: 1983 NPTS Study Questionnaire, Appendix E: Occupation Classification System Codes, Appendix F: Industrial Classification System Industry Codes, and Appendix G and H: NPTS Request Information and Urban Areas With and Without Rail Information.
Where feasible, comparisons are made with data from the 1969 and 1977 NPTS to evaluate trends over time.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /ohim/1983/1983page.htm   (367 words)

 Bibliography of Brian J Ford
Report, 1983, Extract from Cult of the Expert, [in] The Guardian: 10, 7 February.
Hoffman, G., 1983, Epidemiology and Control of Pediculosis capitis infestation in the Federal Republic of Germany [cites BJF, 1970, New Scientist, 48: 590-591] Journal of the Royal Society of Health, 103, (3): 88-92, June.
Announcement, 1983, BJF and Slade, J. S., Discharge to the Environment of Viruses in Wastewater, Sludges and Aerosols [leading chapter in] Viral Pollution of the Environment, editor G. Berg, Information Fact Sheet #624P, CRC Press, USA.
www.brianjford.com /wbib83.htm   (675 words)

 The Big Chill (1983)
In 1983 the Yuppie era was its rise: people became more and more focused and obsessed with being successful and making money.
These are the same people who once protested in the 1960s and were once against conformity and dreamed sweet ideals of they wanted in life.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for The Big Chill (1983)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0085244   (0 words)

During 1983 she resided at 77 Princess Street, Mayfair in Johannesburg.
Lisa was born at the Ontdekkers Hospital in Roodepoort and was adopted through the Florida Baptist Church on 11th January 1983.
Desperately searching for Sandra Nett, who gave birth at Coronationville Hospital on the 1st of October 1983 to baby girl with dark brown curly hair and brown Chinese looking eyes.
members.tripod.com /adoption_reunions/1983.htm   (634 words)

 DMET 1979-1983 Batch
Message from (Late) K. Kishor to 1983 batch
I would like to wish all the Cadets of 1979 entry who are completing their
Join DMET 1983 batch newsgroup - It is easy.
www.angelfire.com /ak2/dmet83   (119 words)

 In This Year ... 1983
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 5565 titles in the IMDb for 1983.
Visit the links in the left hand area of this page to access the different reports.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1983 only.
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