Monday 4 April 1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
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.
Screwballs, directed by Rafal Zielinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Banker by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Android 2 or Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 April 1983 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Eric André
- Amanda Righetti: American actress and producer.
- Natalie Pike: Scottish-English model and actress.
- Ben Gordon: American basketball player.
- Fabian Geiser: Swiss footballer.
- Doug Lynch: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Angelle Tymon: American journalist and TV game-show host.
- Eric Andre: TV Actor.
- Evgeny Artyukhin: Russian ice hockey player.
- Davide Chaves: Italian-English guitarist (Alejandro Toledo and the Magic Tombolinos) (d. 2013).
- 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
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
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