Friday 7 January 1983, Orthodox Christmas
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
In UK The Land Of Make Believe by Bucks Fizz was in the top 5 hits.
Xtro, directed by Harry Bromley Davenport, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space 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 7 January 1983 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
- Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
- European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.
- Robert Ri'chard: American actor.
- Liesbeth Mouha: Belgian beach volleyball player.
- Edwin Encarnacion: Dominican baseball player (raised in Puerto Rico).
- Marc Burns: Trinidadian sprinter.
- Edwin Encarnación: Dominican baseball player.
- Natalie Gulbis: American golfer.
- August Cool: Belgian trade union leader, dies at age 79.
- Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala
- US President Ronald Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala.
- Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win versus England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Bucks Fizz - The Land Of Make Believe
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
- The Human League - Don't You Want Me
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
- Renee & Renato - Save Your Love
- Dollar - Mirror Mirror (Mon Amour)
- David Essex - A Winter's Tale
- Adam & The Ants - Ant Rap
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
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