Tuesday 5 July 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marco Estrada and Jonás Gutiérrez.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Staying Alive, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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.
On TV people were watching Fun to Imagine.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cube Quest or M.A.C.H. 3.
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1983 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Marco Estrada: Mexican baseball player.
- Jonás Gutiérrez: Argentinian footballer.
- Zheng Jie: Chinese tennis player.
- Taavi Peetre: Estonian shot putter (d. 2010).
- France invades Algeria
- New Jersey Devils purchase AHL Maine Mariners as their farm team.
- Woman gives birth to baby 84 days after brain death (Roanoke, Virginia).
- Angela M. Buchanan's term as Treasurer of the US ends.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Kajagoogoo - Too Shy
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- The Kinks - Come Dancing
- Styx - Don't Let It End
- Madness - Our House
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