Thursday 16 June 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara.
In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits.
Superman III, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge 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 16 June 1983 ?
- South Africa - Youth Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John Regis, patron of medical social workers.
- Bloomsday, in honour of Leopold Bloom, the hero of James Joyce's Ulysses set on 16 June, 1904.
- 16 June Movement
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- Pope John Paul II visits Poland
- Ringo releases Old Wave album in West Germany
- USSR party leader Yuri Andropov elected President
- Charlos Vieira completes 191-hour "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal.
- European Space Agency launches European Communications Satellite 1, Oscar 10.
- Cork Graham caught off the Vietnamese island of Phú Quốc looking for treasure buried by Captain Kidd. Convicted and imprisoned for illegal entry.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Lionel Richie - My Love
- Styx - Don't Let It End
- Naked Eyes - Always Something There To Remind Me
- Rick Springfield - Affair Of The Heart
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Family Man
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