Sunday 28 August 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lasith Malinga and Alfonso Herrera.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hoccer or Jumpman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1983 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Lasith Malinga: Cricket Player.
- Alfonso Herrera: Mexican actor and singer (RBD).
- Ashley Hansen: Australian footballer.
- Kimberly Kane: American porn actress and director.
- Luke McAlister: New Zealand All Black rugby player.
- Lilli Schwarzkopf: German heptathlete
- Jan Clayton: Actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66.
- Mame closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
- Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park
- Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic
- Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour.
- Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin announces resignation.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
- David Bowie - China Girl
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