Saturday 20 August 1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew Garfield and Hamza Abdullah.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Discs of Tron or King's Quest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1983 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Andrew Garfield: American actor.
- Hamza Abdullah: American football player.
- Paulo Benini: Brazilian footballer.
- Lance Broadway: American baseball player and actor.
- Héctor Landazuri: Colombian footballer.
- Mladen Pelaić: Croatian footballer
- Brian Schaefering: American football player
- Yuri Zhirkov: Russian footballer
- Kerwin Duinmeijer: Antillean boy, murdered by racist at 15.
- Miss National Teen-Ager
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
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