Saturday 5 November 1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1983 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Rob Swire: Australian record producer, singer and keyboardist (Pendulum).
- Mike Hanke: German footballer.
- Andrew Hayden-Smith: British TV presenter and actor.
- Juan Morillo: Dominican baseball player.
- David Pipe: Welsh footballer.
- Alexa Chung: British TV presenter and former fashion model
- New York Rangers and Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 seconds of 3rd period
- Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) moves overland to Dryden
- Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
- Byford Dolphin rig diving bell accident: Off the coast of Norway, 5 divers are killed and one severely wounded in an explosive decompression accident.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Spandau Ballet - True
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Prince - Delirious
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
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