Friday July 01, 1983
US date format: 7/1/1983, UK date format: 1/7/1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Leeteuk and Marit Larsen.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara.
In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Shao Lin yu Wu Dang, directed by Chia-Hui Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Moschops.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cuthbert Goes Digging or Capture The Flag.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1983?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea crashes into the Fouta Djallon mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
- Cinematronics releases Dragon's Lair to arcade centers in the USA. It is the first laser-disc-based coin-operated arcade game. Cost per play is 50-cents. Advanced Microcomputer Systems designed the game, with animation provided by Don Bluth Animations.
- R Buckminster Fuller: American architect and philosopher (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Styx - Don't Let It End
- Kajagoogoo - Too Shy
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Family Man
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- The Tubes - She's A Beauty
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Mtume - Juicy Fruit
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- George Benson - Inside Love (so Personal)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Save The Overtime (For Me)
- Debarge - All This Love
- Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly - Love Is The Key
- The Whispers - Keep On Lovin' Me
- The Isley Brothers - Between The Sheets
- Deniece Williams - Do What You Feel
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 1 day.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 01, 1983?
On July 01, 1983 several famous people were born including, Leeteuk , Marit Larsen, Halil Akkaş.
Which famous people died on July 01, 1983?
Famous people died on July 01, 1983 include, R Buckminster Fuller.
What was the number one song in July 01, 1983?
The number one song in the week of July 01, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.
What were the top hits on July 01, 1983?
The top hits on July 01, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant, Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young, IOU by Freeez in UK.