Wednesday 6 April 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Screwballs, directed by Rafal Zielinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré 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 6 April 1983 ?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Diora Baird: American model and actress.
- Mehdi Ballouchy: Moroccan footballer.
- Jerome Kaino: New Zealand rugby player.
- Mitsuru Nagata: Japanese footballer.
- Remi Nicole: English singer-songwriter and actress.
- Katie Weatherston: Canadian ice hockey player
- Jade Seah: Singaporean model, host and actress
- Bobbi Starr: American pornographic actress
- Dash Shaw: American comic book writer and artist
- James Wade: English darts player
- Rick Cosnett: TV Actor
- Ana Maria: Salvador guerilla leader, murdered.
- Caps 2-Isles 5 - Patrick Division Semifinals - Isles hold 1-0 lead
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
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