Monday 14 February 1983, Valentine's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bacary Sagna and Callix Crabbe.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
The King of Comedy, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kiklop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beamrider or Professor Pac-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1983 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Bacary Sagna: French footballer.
- Callix Crabbe: Virgin Islander baseball player.
- Rocky Elsom: Australian Rugby Captain.
- Vincent Labrie: Canadian speed skater.
- Rhydian Roberts: Welsh singer and reality show contestant.
- United American Bank of Knoxville, Tennessee collapses. Its president, Jake Butcher is later convicted of fraud.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Toto - Africa
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
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