Saturday 12 November 1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carlton Cole and Charlie Morton.
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.
Sleepaway Camp, directed by Robert Hiltzik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Donkey Kong Jr. Math or My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
- Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
- National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
- In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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- 4 die in a train crash in Marshall, Texas
- New Jersey Devils, first overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3.
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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