Wednesday 2 November 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pia Miller and Darren Young.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, 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 Who Dares Wins.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Lode Runner or Drol.
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Which were the important events of 2 November 1983 ?
- Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
- Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
- USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
- Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
- Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:02 November
- Abp Hickey conducts papal investigation of Abp Hunthausen, Seattle
- President Reagan signs a bill establishing Martin L King day
- Archbishop Hickey conducts papal investigation of Archbishop Hunthausen, Seattle.
- At the White House Rose Garden, U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating a federal holiday on the third Monday of every January to honor American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Prince - Delirious
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
- Spandau Ballet - True
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