Thursday 4 August 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Risky Business, directed by Paul Brickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1983 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Cody Burger: American actor.
- Greta Gerwig: American actress producer and screenwriter.
- Nathaniel Buzolic: TV Actor.
- Bettino Craxi sworn in as Premier of Italy
- Revolution in Burkina
- While warming up before 5th inning Yankee Dave Winfield accidentally kills a seagull
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 4 August 1983 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?