Monday April 04, 1983

US date format: 4/4/1983, UK date format: 4/4/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 4, 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 Eric André and Amanda Righetti. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomb Alley or In Search of the Most Amazing Thing.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
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Events

  • 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched.
  • Space Shuttle Challenger makes its maiden voyage into space (STS-6).
  • April 4 ampndash First flight of the Space Shuttle Challenger

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Movies

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Lone Wolf McQuade

Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Flashdance

Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Country: United States of America

Dot and the Bunny

Dot and the Bunny

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Drew Forsythe, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, Anne Haddy

Spring Symphony

Spring Symphony

Directed by: Peter Schamoni

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Anja-Christine Preussler

Losin' It

Losin' It

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jackie Earle Haley, John Stockwell, John P. Navin Jr.

TV Series

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Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Days to next April 04

If April 04, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

The Partners by James B. Stewart

The Partners

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The Partners: Inside America's Most Powerful Law Firms

Salvador by Joan Didion

Salvador

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"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war.

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Germany 1985

Germany 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Bomb Alley

Bomb Alley

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

In Search of the Most Amazing Thing

In Search of the Most Amazing Thing

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Spinnaker Software

Dino Eggs

Dino Eggs

Platform: Apple II (original), Commodore 64, IBM PC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Fun

The Dreadnaught Factor

The Dreadnaught Factor

Platform: Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, Intellivision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 04, 1983?

On April 04, 1983 several famous people were born including, Eric André, Amanda Righetti, Natalie Pike.

Which famous people died on April 04, 1983?

Famous people died on April 04, 1983 include, Jacqueline Logan, Gloria Swanson.

What was the number one song in April 04, 1983?

The number one song in the week of April 04, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on April 04, 1983?

The top hits on April 04, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club, Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie, Is There Something I Should Know? by Duran Duran, Church Of The Poison Mind by Culture Club in UK.


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