Thursday 1 September 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Antonio Reyes and Iñaki Lejarreta.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chequered Flag or Dandy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 September 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
- Cameroon - Jour d'Union Nationale Camerounaise
- Libya - Revolution Day (1969)
- Russia - Knowledge Day
- Singapore - Teacher's Day
- Start of the partridge-shooting season ("St.Partridge").
- Slovakia - Constitution Day
- Start of cold season.
- Start of new school year in many countries.
- Jose Antonio Reyes: Spanish footballer.
- Iñaki Lejarreta: Spanish cyclist (d. 2012).
- José Reyes: Spanish footballer.
- Jeff Woywitka: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Henry "Scoop" Jackson: American politician (Senator-Democrat-Washington) dies at age 71.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1983 ?
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
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