Tuesday 10 May 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, 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 10 May 1983 ?
- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Gustav Fridolin: Swedish journalist and politician Swedish Minister of Education.
- Maisey Rika: Folk Singer.
- Natalia Zabala: Spanish beauty pageant contestant.
- John P Strijbos: Writer (Called that Bird), dies at 92.
- Laverne & Shirley, last airs on ABC-TV
- Oilers 0-Isles 2-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 1-0 lead
- Lee Chin Yong performs 170 continuous chin-ups in Seoul, Korea.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
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