Saturday 26 February 1983
It was Saturday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1983 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Kepler Pepe: Soccer Player.
- Pepe : Brazilian born Portuguese football player.
- Jerome Harrison: American football player.
- Kara Monaco: American model and actress.
- Shortwave pirate Radio USA (Wellsville, NY) begins transmission
- Michael Jackson's Thriller album goes to number one on chart and stays there for 37 weeks.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
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