Friday 5 August 1983
It was Friday, 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.
Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, 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 this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1983 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Dawn Richard: American singer (Danity Kane, Dirty Money).
- Beau Black: Composer.
- Vanessa Simmons: Reality Star.
- Korey Hall: American football player.
- Judy Canova: American actress, homely and raucous, played hillbilly and comedienne in low budget films and lots of commercials.
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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 5 August 1983 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?