Thursday August 04, 1983

US date format: 8/4/1983, UK date format: 4/8/1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Greta Gerwig and Adhir Kalyan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, directed by Kundan Shah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Epidemic! or Jack Attack.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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Events

  • Bettino Craxi sworn in as Premier of Italy
  • Revolution in Burkina
  • While warming up before 5th inning Yankee Dave Winfield accidentally kills a seagull

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Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Cujo

Cujo

Directed by: Lewis Teague

Starring: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone

Country: United States of America

Confidentially Yours

Confidentially Yours

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Risky Business

Risky Business

Directed by: Paul Brickman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

The Star Chamber

The Star Chamber

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto, Sharon Gless

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TV Series

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

But dou san hung

But dou san hung

Days to next August 04

If August 04, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 1 month, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.

The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian

The Summer Of Katya

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In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

The F-Plan Diet by Audrey Eyton

The F-Plan Diet

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246 pages Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1st edition (December 12, 1988) Language: English: Here is the most important diet breakthrough in decades- the diet Family Circle says "remarkably effective, and healthy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aztarac

Aztarac

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Centuri

Hover Bovver

Hover Bovver

Platform: Atari 8-bit, C64, Windows

Genre: Action / Puzzle

Publisher: Llamasoft

Epidemic!

Epidemic!

Platform: Apple II, Atari

Genre: Strategy Game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Jack Attack

Jack Attack

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform action

Publisher: Commodore

B.C.'s Quest for Tires

B.C.'s Quest for Tires

Platform: Apple II family, Atari 8-bit ColecoVision, C=64 MS-DOS, MSX ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 04, 1983 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 04, 1983?

On August 04, 1983 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 04, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 04, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on August 04, 1983?

On August 04, 1983 several famous people were born including, Greta Gerwig, Adhir Kalyan, Nathaniel Buzolic.

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

The number one song in the week of August 04, 1983 was Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band in UK.

What were the top hits on August 04, 1983?

The top hits on August 04, 1983 were Every Breath You Take by The Police, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics, She Works Hard For The Money by Donna Summer in US and Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band, Gold by Spandau Ballet, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young in UK.


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