Friday 16 December 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kelenna Azubuike and Frankie Ballard.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Pet Sematary by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Video Music Box.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Apple Cider Spider or Dolphin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1983 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Kelenna Azubuike: American basketball player.
- Frankie Ballard: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Mika Kikuchi: Japanese actress and singer.
- Danielle O'Hara: English model and actress Miss Great Britain 2006.
- Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time
- Riverside, California judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital.
- Spokesperson for rock band The Who announces the group is disbanding.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- Culture Club - Church Of The Poison Mind
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