Thursday 2 June 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christopher Higgins and Chris Higgins.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Trading Places, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Reading Rainbow.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Android 2 or Frankenstein's Monster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 June 1983 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Christopher Higgins: American ice hockey player.
- Chris Higgins: American ice hockey player.
- Leela James: American singer-songwriter.
- Brooke White: American singer-songwriter and actress (Jack and White).
- Stan Rogers: Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983).
- 1980 movie Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, released in Germany
- Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinnati, Ohio.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Lionel Richie - My Love
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- Bryan Adams - Straight From The Heart
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