Wednesday 19 October 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Romain Dupuy and Rebecca Ferguson.
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 Epidemic! or Jack Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 October 1983 ?
- Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
- Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
- Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
- Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
- Roman festivals - Armilustrium in honor of Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Tomate (Tomato) Day, twenty-eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Romain Dupuy: French criminal, a schizophreniac who murdered two hospital staff, Lucette Gariod and Chantal Klimaszewski, on the night of 17-18 December 2004, after spending hours smoking fifteen joints.
- Rebecca Ferguson: Movie Actress.
- Andy Lonergan: English footballer.
- Cara Santa Maria: American neuroscientist and blogger.
- Julia Selepen: Lithuanian figure skater.
- Columbia moves to Orbiter Processing Facility
- Grenada general Hudson Austin forms revolutionary council
- Philadelphia Flyers begin 13 NHL game win streak
- Senate establishes Martin Luther King Jr federal holiday
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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