Monday 17 January 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrea Lowell and Alvaro Arbeloa.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frontline.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Exerion or Galaga X6.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1983 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Andrea Lowell: American model.
- Alvaro Arbeloa: Spanish footballer.
- Álvaro Arbeloa: Spanish footballer.
- Johannes Herber: German basketball player.
- Rick Kelly: Australian race car driver.
- Marcelo Garcia: Brazilian martial artist
- Doodles Weaver: actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at age 71.
- 10th American Music Awards: Kenny Rogers.
- Nigeria expels two million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians.
- Alabama Governor George C Wallace becomes governor for record fourth time.
- The tallest department store in the world, Hudson's, flagship store in downtown Detroit closes due to high cost of operating.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
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