Thursday 17 November 1983
It was Thursday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1983 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Yiannis Bourousis: Greek basketball player.
- Viva Bianca: Australian actress producer and screenwriter.
- Ioannis Bourousis: Greek basketball player.
- Ryan Bradley: American figure skater.
- Trevor Crowe: American baseball player.
- Harry Lloyd: English actor producer and screenwriter
- Nick Markakis: American baseball player
- Scott Moore: American baseball player
- Christopher Paolini: American novelist
- Amena Kin: YouTube Star
- Rocsi Diaz: TV Show Host
- Ryan Braun: American baseball player
- La Tragedie de Carmen opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 performances
- Harm Wiersma retains checkers world championship
- Philadelphia Flyers win 13th straight NHL game
- The Zapatista Army of National Liberation is founded in Mexico.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- The Motels - Suddenly Last Summer
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
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