Friday 6 May 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Trinley Thaye Dorje and Raquel Zimmermann.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, 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.
On TV people were watching Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Activision Decathlon or Felix and the Fruit Monsters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- Trinley Thaye Dorje: Tibetan religious figure, the 17th Karmapa Lama (supported by the Chinese government).
- Raquel Zimmermann: Brazilian model.
- Shira Lazar: YouTube Star.
- Cloud : Dancer.
- Adrianne Palicki: American actress.
- Gabourey Sidibe: American actress
- Daniel Alves: Soccer Player
- Dani Alves: Brazilian footballer
- Ingrid Jonach: Australian author
- Trinley Dorje: Tibetan religious leader the 17th Karmapa Lama
- Kai Winding: Danish-born jazz trombonist and composer (d. 1983).
- The Hitler diaries are revealed as a hoax after examination by experts.
- ''Stern'' magazine publishes the quotHitler Diariesquot (which are later found to be forgeries).
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