Thursday 27 January 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Deon Anderson and Carlo Colaiacovo.
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 Computer Football Strategy Football Strategy or Frantic Freddie.
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- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Deon Anderson: American football player.
- Carlo Colaiacovo: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Paulo Colaiacovo: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Gavin Floyd: American baseball player.
- Tim Kasten: German rugby player.
- Mike Zagurski: American baseball player
- Louis De Funes: Actor / writer (Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68.
- The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world's longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido, breaks through.
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