Sunday October 02, 1983
US date format: 10/2/1983, UK date format: 2/10/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Huda Kattan and Eric Shanteau.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while August by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Island or Buzz Bombers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 02, 1983?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Art Monk begins NFL streak of 136 plus consecutive game receptions
- Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic
- Gerald Strang: Canadian composer, dies at 75.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 02, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Frank Stallone - Far From Over
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- The Gap Band - Party Train
- Klique - Stop Doggin' Me Around
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
- New Edition - Is This The End
Sport Games on October 02, 1983
- Baltimore Colts - Cincinnati Bengals : 34 - 31
- Dallas Cowboys - Minnesota Vikings : 37 - 24
- Denver Broncos - Chicago Bears : 14 - 31
- Detroit Lions - Los Angeles Rams : 10 - 21
- Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 10 - 17
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Days to next October 02If October 02, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 11 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 02, 1983?
On October 02, 1983 several famous people were born including, Huda Kattan, Eric Shanteau.
Which famous people died on October 02, 1983?
Famous people died on October 02, 1983 include, Gerald Strang.
What was the number one song in October 02, 1983?
The number one song in the week of October 02, 1983 was Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.
What were the top hits on October 02, 1983?
The top hits on October 02, 1983 were Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Tell Her About It by Billy Joel, The Safety Dance by Men Without Hats in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.