Sunday 21 August 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 August 1983!
Which were the important events of 21 August 1983 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Brody Jenner: American actor.
- Josh Harrington: American professional BMX rider.
- Scott McDonald: Australian footballer (Celtic F.C.
- Chantelle Houghton: English participant in a reality show, she entered the Celebrity Big Brother TV show on January 8, 2006.
- Benigno S Aquino Jr: Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50.
- La Cage aux Folles opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
- Philippine opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at the Manila International Airport (now renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport).
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 21 August 1983 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?