Wednesday 27 July 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lorik Cana and Martijn Maaskant.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Private School, directed by Noel Black, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Asterix or Game box front cover art.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1983 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Lorik Cana: Soccer Player.
- Martijn Maaskant: Dutch cyclist.
- Goran Pandev: Macedonian footballer.
- Blair Redford: American actor.
- Soccor Velho: Indian footballer (d. 2013).
- Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts this season, he also wins his 1st game as a Royal
- Black July: 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Madness - Our House
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