Thursday September 01, 1983
US date format: 9/1/1983, UK date format: 1/9/1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Camille Mana and Riccardo Ricco.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kawasaki Synthesizer or Libble Rabble.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 01, 1983?
- Start of the season when oysters are fit to eat (when month names contain an "R")
- Uzbekistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the new liturgical year begins on September 1. Also see September 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- Church of England - Saint Giles
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- Korean Boeing 747 strays into Siberia and is shot down by a Soviet jet
- WGH-AM in Newport News VA changes call letters to WNSY
- Cold War: Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board die, including Congressman Lawrence McDonald.
- Henry "Scoop" Jackson: American politician...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 01, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Aretha Franklin - Get It Right
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
- The Isley Brothers - Choosey Lover
- Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack - Tonight I Celebrate My Love
- Midnight Star - Freak-A-Zoid
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- New Edition - Is This The End
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 01If September 01, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 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?