Monday 17 October 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Felicity Jones and Daniel Booko.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rote Erde.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpha Beam with Ernie or Marslander.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 October 1983 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Felicity Jones: Movie Actress.
- Daniel Booko: American voice actor.
- Milica Brozovic: Serbian-Russian figure skater.
- Toshihiro Matsushita: Japanese footballer.
- Riki Miura: Japanese actor.
- Junichi Miyashita: Japanese swimmer
- Ivan Saenko: Russian football player
- Mitch Talbot: American baseball player
- Vitali Teleš: Estonian footballer
- Raymond Aron: French philosopher, sociologist, journalist, and political scientist.
- Nobel prize for economy awarded to Gerard Debreu
- STS-9 vehicle moves to Vandenberg AFB due to SRB nozzle problem
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Prince - Delirious
- Talking Heads - Burning Down The House
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
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