Monday 24 October 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include VV Brown and Hernan Garin.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers.
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 The Farmer's Daughter or Maziacs.
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- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- VV Brown: English singer.
- Hernan Garin: Argentine footballer.
- Adrienne Bailon: American recording artist, singer-songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality of Puerto Rican and Ecuadorian descent.
- Joanne Clifton: Dancer.
- Katie McGrath: TV Actress.
- V Brown: English singer-songwriter and producer
- Chris Colabello: American baseball player
- Hernán Garin: Argentinian footballer
- Brian Vickers: American race car driver.
- Jessica Savitch: American broadcast journalist, reporter and anchor for CBS affiliates, a congressional correspondent.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Spandau Ballet - True
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Prince - Delirious
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
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