Thursday 12 May 1983
It was Thursday, 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 12 May 1983 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Alina Kabayeva: Russian gymnast.
- Alina Kabaeva: Russian gymnast and politician.
- Charilaos Pappas: Greek footballer.
- Reykon : Reggae Singer.
- Francisco Torres: Mexican footballer.
- Domhnall Gleeson: Movie Actor
- Virginie Razzano: French professional tennis player and the current French no. 4.
- Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
- Oilers 3-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead
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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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