Wednesday 16 November 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie.
In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits.
Terms of Endearment, directed by James L. Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Pet Sematary by Stephen King 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 November 1983 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
- Britta Steffen: German freestyle swimmer, she holds the world's record for women's 50 and 100 metre freestyle.
- Sean Lowe: Reality Star.
- Adam Best: TV Actor.
- K : South orean-born Japanese singer.
- Kool AD: American rapper (Das Racist and Boy Crisis).
- Chris Gocong: American football player
- Janelle Jamer: Filipino actress and singer
- Kari Lehtonen: Finnish ice hockey goaltender
- Kapil Dev takes 9-83 vs. WI at Ahmedabad, but India still lose
- In Hawaii, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurs.
- A jury in Gretna, Louisiana acquits Ginny Foat of the murder of Argentine businessman Moses Chaiyo.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- The Motels - Suddenly Last Summer
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