Wednesday 2 February 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ronny Cedeno and Alex Westaway.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Africa by Toto.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Der fremde Vogel, directed by Urban Gad, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kiklop.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing B.C.'s Quest for Tires or Big Top.
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- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Ronny Cedeno: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Alex Westaway: British musician.
- Will South: British musician (Thirteen Senses).
- Jordin Tootoo: Canadian hockey player.
- Ronny Cedeño: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Chicago Absp Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested
- Pope John Paul II names 18 new cardinals.
- Giovanni Vigliotto goes on trial for multiple counts of bigamy involving 105 women.
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