Wednesday March 02, 1983

US date format: 3/2/1983, UK date format: 2/3/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Lisandro López and Igor Anton. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. Avtaar, directed by Mohan Kumar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gossip or Firebirds.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
  • saint Jovinus
  • Saint Abdalon
  • Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
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Events

  • Final episode of M*A*S*H; 125,000,000 viewers
  • Compact Disc players and discs are released for the first time in the United States and other markets. They had only been available in Japan before then.

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Movies

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Avtaar

Avtaar

Directed by: Mohan Kumar

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi, Sachin, Sujit Kumar

10 to Midnight

10 to Midnight

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Curtains

Curtains

Directed by: Richard Ciupka

Starring: John Vernon, Samantha Eggar, Linda Thorson, Anne Ditchburn

Sheer Madness

Sheer Madness

Directed by: Margarethe von Trotta

Starring: Hanna Schygulla, Angela Winkler, Peter Striebeck, Christine Fersen

TV Series

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The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Braingames

Braingames

The Baker Street Boys

The Baker Street Boys

Days to next March 02

If March 02, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 6 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

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DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Floating Dragon by Peter Straub

Floating Dragon

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The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors -one is natural, a man gone insane. The other makes the first look like child's play.

Crossings by Danielle Steel

Crossings

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Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aztarac

Aztarac

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Centuri

Gossip

Gossip

Platform: Atari 8-bit computers

Genre: Art game

Publisher: Atari Program Exchange

Firebirds

Firebirds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Felix and the Fruit Monsters

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Maze game

Publisher: Micro Power

James Bond 007

James Bond 007

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On March 02, 1983 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 02, 1983?

On March 02, 1983 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 02, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on March 02, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on March 02, 1983?

On March 02, 1983 several famous people were born including, Lisandro López, Igor Anton, Lee Sedol.

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

The number one song in the week of March 02, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in UK.

What were the top hits on March 02, 1983?

The top hits on March 02, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Shame On The Moon by Bob Seger, Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics in UK.


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