Wednesday 26 January 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Su Hwan Lee and Patricia Leclercq.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Frontline.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C.'s Quest for Tires or Enchanter.
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- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Su Hwan Lee: South Korean footballer.
- Patricia Leclercq: French murder victim, a 19-year-old murdered on 8 July 2002 by repeat offender, Jean-Paul Leconte, who confessed to his crime in 2007.
- Petri Oravainen: Finnish footballer.
- Ryan Rowland-Smith: Australian baseball player.
- Lee Su-hwan: South Korean kick-boxer.
- Paul ''Bear'' Bryant: American football coach (Born 1913).
- Dutch / British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
- Dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California.
- Lotus 1-2-3 is released for IBM-PC-compatible computers.
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