Friday 17 June 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lee Ryan and Connie Fisher.
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.
Twilight Zone: The Movie, directed by Joe Dante, 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.
On TV people were watching Konsul Möllers Erben.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Food Fight or Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1983 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Lee Ryan: Pop Singer.
- Connie Fisher: Irish-Welsh actress and singer.
- Vlasis Kazakis: Greek footballer.
- Jamal Mixon: American actor.
- Kazunari Ninomiya: Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (Arashi).
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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