Saturday October 01, 1983

US date format: 10/1/1983, UK date format: 1/10/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 Lolita Chammah and Mirko Vucinic. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while August by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Libble Rabble or Guzzler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1983, at October 01 across the years or at October 1983 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Denise Wallace, 18, of Virginia crowned Miss Teen of America

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Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Zelig

Zelig

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Country: United States of America

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

Vacation

Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Fun to Imagine

Fun to Imagine

Starring: Richard Feynman

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Computer Chronicles

Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States of America

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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August by Judith Rossner

August

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Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders

The Seduction Of Peter S.

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Vintage paperback

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome

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A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Libble Rabble

Libble Rabble

Platform: Arcade, FM Towns Marty, X68000, Super Famicom, Virtual Console

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Guzzler

Guzzler

Platform: Arcade (original) Commodore 16/Plus 4, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, SG-1000

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Tehkan Ltd.; NA Centuri

Atic Atac

Atic Atac

Platform: ZX Spectrum BBC Micro

Genre: Arcade adventure Maze

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 01, 1983?

On October 01, 1983 several famous people were born including, Lolita Chammah, Mirko Vucinic, Michelle MangaMinx.

What was the number one song in October 01, 1983?

The number one song in the week of October 01, 1983 was Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.

What were the top hits on October 01, 1983?

The top hits on October 01, 1983 were Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Tell Her About It by Billy Joel, The Safety Dance by Men Without Hats in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.