Friday September 02, 1983
US date format: 9/2/1983, UK date format: 2/9/1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Aimee Osbourne and Jake Bundrick.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
The Big Chill, directed by Lawrence Kasdan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mined-Out or The Birds and the Bees II: Antics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 02, 1983?
- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
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- Yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israeli Prime Minister.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 02, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Aretha Franklin - Get It Right
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
- The Isley Brothers - Choosey Lover
- Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack - Tonight I Celebrate My Love
- Midnight Star - Freak-A-Zoid
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- New Edition - Is This The End
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 02If September 02, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?