Wednesday 12 October 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Erica Dixon and Katie Piper.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
Possession, directed by Andrzej Zulawski, 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 Price iz Nepricave.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Activision Decathlon or Keystone Kapers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1983 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Erica Dixon: Reality Star.
- Katie Piper: TV Show Host.
- Alex Brosque: Australian footballer.
- Carlton Cole: English footballer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
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