Wednesday 9 November 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie.
In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland 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 9 November 1983 ?
- Roman Catholicism - Dedication of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Cathedral of the Pope (memorial feast day)
- Also see November 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Cambodia - Independence Day (1953)
- Pakistan - Allama Iqbal Day (1877)
- Germany - November 9th is often called Germany's Schicksalstag (day of fate) due to the events of 1848, 1918, 1923, 1938, and 1989.
- Europe - Inventor's Day - in honor of Hedy Lamarr's birthday
- United States - World Freedom Day, to commenerate the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
- Jennifer Ayache: French singer (Superbus).
- Rob Elloway: English-German rugby player.
- Ted Potter: Jr.
- Michael Turner: English footballer.
- Amsterdam brewer Freddie Heineken kidnapped
- Discovery flies from Vandenberg AFB to Kennedy Space Center
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize
- Prince - Delirious
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Motels - Suddenly Last Summer
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