Sunday January 02, 1983

US date format: 1/2/1983, UK date format: 2/1/1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 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 Kate Bosworth and Andrew Ebbett. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid was in the top 5 hits. Midnight, directed by John A. Russo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Berlin Game by Len Deighton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Treasure Hunt. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hunchback or Angler.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
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Events

  • Annie closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 2,377 performances
  • Sophisticated Ladies closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 767 performances
  • Ken Anderson of Cincinnati, Ohio completes record 20 consecutive passes.
  • Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ.
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Movies

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Midnight

Midnight

Directed by: John A. Russo

Starring: Melanie Verlin, Lawrence Tierney, John Hall, Charles Jackson

Kiss Me Goodbye

Kiss Me Goodbye

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Sally Field, James Caan, Jeff Bridges, Paul Dooley

Bingo Bongo

Bingo Bongo

Directed by: Pasquale Festa Campanile

Starring: Adriano Celentano, Carole Bouquet, Felice Andreasi, Enzo Robutti

The Eleventh Hour

The Eleventh Hour

Directed by: John Lyde

Fanny and Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 02, 1983

Sport Games on January 02, 1983


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 6 - 35
  • Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 19 - 30
  • Chicago Bears - Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 23 - 26
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Houston Oilers : 35 - 27
  • Cleveland Browns - Pittsburgh Steelers : 21 - 37
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TV Series

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Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

The Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War

No Problem!

No Problem!

Starring: Chris Tummings, Malcolm Frederick, Judith Jacob, Janet Kay

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Irish R.M.

The Irish R.M.

Days to next January 02

If January 02, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Berlin Game by Len Deighton

Berlin Game

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Long-awaited reissue of the first part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.East

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Pet Sematary by Stephen King

Pet Sematary

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Discover the classic #1 New York Times bestseller from master storyteller Stephen King!When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic and rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to …

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hunchback

Hunchback

Platform: Arcade, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20, Dragon 32, Oric, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Century Electronics Ocean Software

Crackpots

Crackpots

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision, Inc.

In Search of the Most Amazing Thing

In Search of the Most Amazing Thing

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spinnaker Software

Door Door

Door Door

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp MZ-2000, Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-77, MSX computers, Famicom, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle-platformer

Publisher: Enix

Angler

Angler

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (fishing)

Publisher: Virgin Games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 02, 1983?

On January 02, 1983 several famous people were born including, Kate Bosworth, Andrew Ebbett, Alfredo Rios

Which famous people died on January 02, 1983?

Famous people died on January 02, 1983 include, Dick Emery, Harriet Parsons, Bernard George Stevens

What was the number one song in January 02, 1983?

The number one song in the week of January 02, 1983 was Say Say Say by Paul McCartney in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid in UK

What were the top hits on January 02, 1983?

The top hits on January 02, 1983 were Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, Say It Isn't So by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Union Of The Snake by Duran Duran in US and Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid, Pipes Of Peace by Paul McCartney, The Power Of Love by Frankie Goes To Hollywood in UK


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