Monday 16 May 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Dance by David Bowie.
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 16 May 1983 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Nancy Ajram: Lebanese singer.
- Daniel Kerr: Australian football player (AFL).
- Kyle Wellwood: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Carel Brons: Composer, dies at 52.
- Lebanese parliament accepts peace accord with Israel.
- Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
- NSW Premier Neville Wran steps down, in response to allegations raised by the ABC program ''Four Corners'', that he attempted to influence the NSW Magistracy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Lionel Richie - My Love
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
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