Thursday September 1, 1983
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 1, 1983). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unsere schönsten Jahre.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bank Heist or Digger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 September 1983
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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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.
- Camille Mana
- Riccardo Ricco
- Iñaki Lejarreta: Spanish cyclist (d. 2012).
- Larry Fitzgerald: Athlete.
- 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.
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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
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
- Tonight I Celebrate My Love - Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
- Midnight Star - Freak-A-Zoid
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- New Edition - Is This The End
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?