Tuesday 23 August 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sun Ming Ming and Stacy Hinojosa.
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 Hover Bovver or Jack Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1983 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Sun Ming Ming: Chinese basketball player.
- Stacy Hinojosa: YouTube Star.
- J Bailey: American wrestler (d. 2010).
- James Collins: Welsh footballer.
- Athena Farrokhzad: Iranian-Swedish poet playwright and critic.
- Ruta Gedmintas: English actress
- Annie Ilonzeh: American actress
- Sun Mingming: Chinese basketball player
- Tony Moll: American football player
- Bruno Spengler: Canadian race car driver
- Marianne Steinbrecher: German-Brazilian volleyball player
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)
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
- David Bowie - China Girl
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