Tuesday 8 March 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stamper and Keemstar .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.
In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dear Ladies.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ah Diddums or Champion Baseball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 March 1983 ?
- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Stamper : YouTube Star.
- Keemstar : YouTube Star.
- André Santos: Brazilian footballer.
- Mark Worrell: American baseball player.
- William Walton: English composer (Born 1902).
- House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR
- IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
- US House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR.
- U.S. President Ronald Reagan calls the Soviet Union an "evil empire."
- IBM announces the IBM Personal Computer XT. It features an Intel 8088 processor, 10 MB hard drive, 128 kB RAM, and one double-sided 360 kB floppy drive. Price is $4995. "XT" stands for eXtended Technology.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang
- Lionel Richie - You Are
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
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