Friday 22 July 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Private School, directed by Noel Black, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 July 1983 ?
- Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
- Pi Approximation Day
- St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
- St. Mineve
- St. Joseph of Palestine (Count Joseph)
- St. Dabius/Davius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 7 saints: St. Mary Magdalene
- Ratcatcher's Day. See:The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
- Arsenie Todiras: Moldovan singer (O-Zone).
- Steven Jackson: American football player.
- Amy Paffrath: TV Show Host.
- Nia Amey: Family Member.
- Aldo de Nigris: Mexican footballer.
- Dries Devenyns: Belgian cyclist
- Nikos Ganos: Greek singer and model
- Clemens von Grumbkow: German rugby player
- Arsenie Todiraș: Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
- Sharni Vinson: Australian actress and dancer
- Andreas Ulvo: Norwegian pianist (Eple Trio)
- Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
- Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
- Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
- Australian Dick Smith completes his solo circumnavigation in a helicopter.
- Gimli Glider: Out of fuel, Air Canada Flight 143 glides in to land in Gimli, Manitoba.
- The Black July communal riot occurs in Sri Lanka. These anti-Sri Lankan Tamil riots leave between 400 and 3,000 Tamils dead and millions of dollars worth of their property destroyed. This pogrom is the beginning of a deadly Sri Lankan civil war.
- Heavy massive rain and mudslides at western Shimane prefecture, Japan, kill 117.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- The Kinks - Come Dancing
- Madness - Our House
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
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