Sunday 7 August 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco 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 August 1983 ?
- Christian Chavez: Mexican singer and actor (RBD).
- Christian Chávez: Pop Singer.
- Tina O'Brien: Soap Opera Actress.
- Murat Dalkılıç: Turkish singer-songwriter.
- Andriy Hryvko: Ukrainian cyclist.
- Mark Pettini: English cricketer and journalist
- Merlin closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances
- 1st World Track and Field Championships
- 65th PGA Championship: Hal Sutton shoots a 274 at Riviera Country Club - Los Angeles
- Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
- Some 675,000 employees strike AT&T.
- Grete Waitz of Norway wins first all-women Marathon (Helsinki, Finland).
- Bobby Murcer day at Yankee Stadium.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
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