Tuesday 1 February 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marilou Berry and Andrew VanWyngarden.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Africa by Toto.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Lode Runner or Jetpac.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 February 1983
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1983 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Andrew VanWyngarden: musician (MGMT).
- Marilou Berry: French actress, daughter of sculptor Philippe Berry and actress Josiane Balasko.
- Iveta Benesová
- Anna Suzuki: Japanese actress and model.
- Jurgen Van Den Broeck: Belgian cyclist.
- Jurgen Van den Broeck: Belgian cyclist.
- Kevin Martin: American basketball player.
- Andrew Vanwyngarden: Rock Singer.
- Tullio Campagnolo: Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Outstanding
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Patti Austin With James Ingram - Baby, Come To Me
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?