Saturday 14 May 1983
It was Saturday, 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 14 May 1983 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Amber Tamblyn: American actress and daughter of actor-dancer Russ Tamblyn.
- Frank Gore: American football player.
- Anahi : Mexican actress and singer (RBD).
- Uros Slokar: Slovenian basketball player.
- Amber Tamblyn in Santa Monica: California; actress (Emily Bowen - General Hospital).
- Mathieu Valverde: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who played for Bordeaux (2003–2009), Bologne (2009–2010), Toulouse (2010–2011), Lyon (2011–2012), Anorthosis Famagusta (2012-) and Ethnikos Achna (Loan, 2015-).
- Anahí : Mexican singer-songwriter producer and actress (RBD)
- Sarbel : English-Greek singer
- Keeley Donovan: English news and weather presenter
- Uroš Slokar: Slovenian basketball player
- Tom Welham: English singer and guitarist (Thirteen Senses)
- Miguel Aleman Valdes: attorney/President of MTxico (1946-52), dies at age 80.
- She Blinded Me with Science by Thomas Dolby hits #5
- Oilers 1-Isles 5-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 3-0 lead
- Rosa Mota runs female world record 20km (1:06:55.5).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
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