Saturday 1 October 1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mirko Vucinic and Michelle MangaMinx.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Good Rockin' Tonite.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix or Epidemic!.
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1983 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Mirko Vucinic: Montenegrin footballer.
- Michelle MangaMinx: YouTube Star.
- Mohamed Abdelwahab: Egyptian footballer (Born 1983).
- Mirko Vučinić: Montenegrin footballer.
- Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Frank Stallone - Far From Over
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