Thursday 7 April 1983
It was Thursday, 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 7 April 1983 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Franck Ribéry: French-born soccer player, who has been an integral player in the Club Bayern Munchen (Munich) which he joined in June 2007.
- Franck Ribery: French footballer.
- Minigod951 : YouTube Star.
- Kyle Labine: Canadian actor.
- Jon Stead: English footballer.
- Gavin Gordon: Television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82.
- Caps 4-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Semifinals - series tied 1-1
- STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
- Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt.
- WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event.
- STS-6: Space Shuttle Challenger astronauts Story Musgrave and Donald H. Peterson perform the first space shuttle spacewalk (duration: 4 hours, 10 minutes).
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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