Sunday 24 April 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Valley Girl, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré 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 24 April 1983 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Iman: Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
- Will Champlin: American singer-songwriter.
- Hanna Melnychenko: Ukrainian heptathlete.
- Princess Iman: bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
- Show Boat opens at Uris Theater NYC for 73 performances
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.
- Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
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