Wednesday 20 April 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 20 April 1983 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Danny Granger: American basketball player.
- Chester See: YouTube Star.
- Sebastian Ingrosso: Swedish DJ and producer (Swedish House Mafia).
- Joanne King: Irish/English actress.
- Patrice M'Bock: Cameroonian footballer.
- Erik Segerstedt: Swedish singer (E.M.D.)
- Greg Smith: South African cricketer
- Fabio Staibano: Italian rugby player
- Yuri van Gelder: Dutch gymnast
- Miranda Kerr: Australian model. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. She is the first Australian to participate in the Victoria's Secret campaign and also represented the Australian up-market department store chain David Jones. Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skincare products, KORA Organics, and wrote a self-help book.
- Jerzy Andrezjewski: Writer.
- President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
- Rangers 2-Isles 7 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles hold 3-2 lead
- Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
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