Thursday 24 February 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1983 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Ethan Morgan: American perpetrator of vehicular homicide.
- Matt McGinley: American drummer (Gym Class Heroes and Kill the Frontman).
- Herbert Norman Howells: Composer, dies at 90.
- A special commission of the Congress of the United States releases a report critical of the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1100 mark for first time.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?