Wednesday 2 March 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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 Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Natural World.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Assault or Drol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 2 March 1983 ?
- Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders (+Bruges 1127)
- saint Jovinus
- Saint Abdalon
- Church of England - Saint Chad's Day.
- Texas Independence Day (1836).
- Bah�'f Faith - Beginning of the Fast (sunrise to sunset fast for 19 days).
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of 'Al� (Loftiness) - First day of the 19th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Lisandro López: Argentinian footballer.
- Igor Anton
- Lee Sedol
- Kolawole Agodirin: Nigerian footballer.
- Jay McClement: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Glen Perkins: American baseball player.
- Ryan Shannon: American ice hockey player.
- Aron Erlichman: Rapper.
- Deuce : American singer-songwriter and producer (Hollywood Undead).
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang
- Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?