Friday 4 March 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Samuel Contesti and Drew Houston.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Natural World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atic Atac or Fortress of the Mutant Waffles.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 March 1983 ?
- Saint Efrem
- Catholicism - Commemoration of Saint Lucius I, pope, martyr.
- Saint Peter of Pappacarbone.
- Saint Lucius I.
- Saint Pierre de Cluny.
- Feast day of Humbert III of Savoy.
- Saint Basil and his Companions.
- Saint Adrian of Nicomedia, bishop of Saint Andrew's, and his Companions.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania.
- United States - Inauguration Day (1789 - 1933)
- St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada - Charter Day (1881)
- Vermont - Admission Day (1791).
- Pennsylvania - Charter Day (1681).
- Wales - Feast day of Rhiannon, Celtic Moon Goddess.
- Feast day of Saint Placide Viel.
- Samuel Contesti: French-Italian figure skater, who originally competed for France, then switched to Italy after the 2006-07 season.
- Drew Houston: Entrepreneur.
- Adam Deacon: English actor rapper and director.
- Jaque Fourie: South African rugby union footballer.
- Ryan Lonie: Australian football player.
- Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang
- Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
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