Friday 23 September 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mart Israel and Joffery Lupul.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
Brainstorm, directed by Douglas Trumbull, 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 Give us a Break.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jumping Jack or Pac & Pal.
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Which were the important events of 23 September 1983 ?
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Mart Israel: Estonian discus thrower.
- Joffery Lupul: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Regan Smith: Race Car Driver.
- Ryan Seaman: Drummer.
- Shane del Rosario: American mixed martial artist and kick-boxer (d. 2013).
- Argentina milt regime gives amnesty to military / political assassins
- Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
- Heavyweight Gerrie Coetzee KOs Michael Dokes in Ohio
- Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game (beating Cards)
- Saint Kitts and Nevis joins the United Nations.
- Gerrie Coetzee of South Africa becomes the first African boxing world heavyweight champion.
- Katherine Davalos Ortega begins term as US Treasurer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- Asia - Don't Cry
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