Sunday 23 October 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Filipos Darlas and Matt Shultz.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rote Erde.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A.D. 2083 or Hunchback.
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Which were the important events of 23 October 1983 ?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
- French Republican Calendar - CTleri (Celery) Day, second day in the Month of Brumaire
- Filipos Darlas: Greek footballer.
- Matt Shultz: Rock Singer.
- Filippos Darlas: Greek footballer.
- Goldie Harvey: Nigerian singer-songwriter (d. 2013).
- Sayaka Isoyama: Japanese model and actress.
- Josh Strickland: American actor and singer
- 14th NYC Marathon won by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59
- 400,000 demonstrate in Brussels, against cruise missile
- Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut
- Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French and the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 241 US servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and six Lebanese civilians.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Prince - Delirious
- Talking Heads - Burning Down The House
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
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