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 Jurgen Van Den Broeck and Andrew VanWyngarden.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Africa by Toto.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Der fremde Vogel, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kiklop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who: The First Adventure or Flip & Flop.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- Jurgen Van Den Broeck: Belgian cyclist.
- Andrew VanWyngarden: musician (MGMT).
- Marilou Berry: French actress, daughter of sculptor Philippe Berry and actress Josiane Balasko.
- Kevin Martin: American basketball player.
- Andrew Vanwyngarden: Rock Singer.
- Tullio Campagnolo: Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies.
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