Monday 11 April 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, 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 11 April 1983 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Julion Alvarez: World Music Singer.
- Ruben Palazuelos: Spanish football player.
- Joanna Douglas: Canadian actress.
- Jennifer Heil: Canadian skier.
- Rubén Palazuelos: Spanish footballer.
- Dolores Del Rio: Mexican-American actress, noted for retaining her youthful beauty, an advocate of diet, rest and yoga.
- 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: Inchon! wins
- 55th Academy Awards - Gandhi, Ben Kingsley and Meryl Streep win
- 47th Golf Masters Championship: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 280.
- NASA launches RCA-F.
- The 55th Academy Awards, hosted by Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, and Walter Matthau, are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. Gandhi wins Best Picture, Ben Kingsley wins Best Actor, Meryl Streep wins Best Actress.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
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