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 Carolina Klüft and Alex Westaway.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Africa by Toto.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Manor or Alley Cat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 February 1983
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1983 ?
- 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.
- Carolina Klüft: Swedish heptathlete and jumper.
- Alex Westaway: British musician.
- Will South: British musician (Thirteen Senses).
- Ronny Cedeno: Venezuelan baseball 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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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Outstanding
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Patti Austin With James Ingram - Baby, Come To Me
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?