Saturday January 01, 1983, NewYear’s Day
US date format: 1/1/1983, UK date format: 1/1/1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Corinne Coman and Melaine Walker.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits.
Midnight, directed by John A. Russo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lunar Jetman or Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 01, 1983?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 01, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
- Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - The Power Of Love
- Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
- Howard Jones - What Is Love
- Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
- Joe Fagin - That's Livin' Alright (From 'Auf Wiedershen Pet')
- Paul McCartney & The Frog Chorus - We All Stand Together
- Shaky & Bonnie - A Rockin' Good Way
- Madonna - Like A Virgin
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 01If January 01, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?