Monday 19 December 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, 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 19 December 1983 ?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Nektarios Alexandrou: Cypriot footballer.
- Casey Crescenzo: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Dear Hunter and The Receiving End of Sirens).
- AJ Lamas: American model and actor.
- Bridget Phillipson: English politician.
- Laura Pomeroy: Canadian swimmer.
- Matt Stajan: Canadian ice hockey player
- Audrey Santo: American phenomena believed by thousands to be in possession of miraculous powers. Strange manifestations, such as Communion hosts which suddenly began to bleed human blood during a Mass in 1996, chalices in her bedroom which fill unexpectedly and mysteriously, eyes in religious paintings that are said to actually weep, and blood which appears on her body, are all inexplicable. A profile on the TV show "60 Minutes" showed streams of oil running down her bedroom walls as well as filling holy rece
- The original FIFA World Cup trophy, the Jules Rimet Trophy, is stolen from the headquarters of the Brazilian Football Confederation in Rio de Janeiro.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
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