Thursday 1 December 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
In that special week of December people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie.
In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits.
Sudden Impact, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Video Music Box.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman or The Glob.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1983 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
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- Mirsky: Mathematician.
- Rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize
- Huey Lewis & The News - Heart And Soul
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down
- Culture Club - Church Of The Poison Mind
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