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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Art Monk begins NFL streak of 136 plus consecutive game receptions
  • Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA San Jose Golf Classic

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Movies

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Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States of America

Never Say Never Again

Never Say Never Again

Directed by: Irvin Kershner

Starring: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

First Name: Carmen

First Name: Carmen

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Maruschka Detmers, Jacques Bonnaffé, Myriem Roussel, Christophe Odent

Brainstorm

Brainstorm

Directed by: Douglas Trumbull

Starring: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 02, 1983

Sport Games on October 02, 1983


NFL

American Football
  • 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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TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

The Yellow Rose

The Yellow Rose

Kikô sôseiki Mospeada

Kikô sôseiki Mospeada

Days to next October 02

If 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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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August by Judith Rossner

August

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Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders

The Seduction Of Peter S.

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Vintage paperback

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

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

The Peter Pan Syndrome by Dan Kiley

The Peter Pan Syndrome

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A serioius social-psychological phenomenon is besetting American males: hundreds of thousands of boys are refusing to become men. Though they have reached adult age, the are unable to face adult feelings

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Forbidden Forest

Forbidden Forest

Platform: Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Action

Publisher: Cosmi Corporation

Bugaboo (The Flea)

Bugaboo (The Flea)

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, MSX, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Quicksilva

The Island

The Island

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Crystal Computing

Buzz Bombers

Buzz Bombers

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mattel

Exerion

Exerion

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega SG-1000, Virtual Console, PS4(Arcade Archives)

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Jaleco/Taito HAMSTER Corporation

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.


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