Friday February 04, 1983

US date format: 2/4/1983, UK date format: 4/2/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 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 Hannibal Buress and Dajuan Wagner. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Africa by Toto. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who: The First Adventure or Bonka.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 04, 1983?


Holidays

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Events

  • Jose Happart becomes Mayor of Voeren Belgium
  • Karen Carpenter, American singer/drummer (The Carpenters), dies of anorexia at age 32 (born 1950).
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton.

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Videodrome

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Country: United States of America

Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Directed by: Stanley R. Jaffe

Starring: Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes, Stockard Channing

Lianna

Lianna

Directed by: John Sayles

Starring: Linda Griffiths, Jane Hallaren, Jon DeVries, Jo Henderson

Independence Day

Independence Day

Directed by: Robert Mandel

Starring: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Frances Sternhagen, Cliff De Young

Blue Thunder

Blue Thunder

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States of America

Celebrity Daredevils

Celebrity Daredevils

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

By:

DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

By:

Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

By:

Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

By:

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

Space by James A. Michener

Space

By:

Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Platform: BBC Micro

Publisher: BBC Software

Mega Zone

Mega Zone

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Konami

Firebirds

Firebirds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

Bonka

Bonka

Platform: Commodore 64, Dragon 32

Genre: Platform

Publisher: J. Morrison (Micros) Ltd

Bank Heist

Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 04, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is February 04, 1983?

On February 04, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 04, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 04, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on February 04, 1983?

On February 04, 1983 several famous people were born including, Hannibal Buress, Dajuan Wagner, Jeff Dye.

Which famous people died on February 04, 1983?

Famous people died on February 04, 1983 include, Jim Ameche, Reginald Denham.

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

The number one song in the week of February 04, 1983 was Africa by Toto in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 04, 1983?

The top hits on February 04, 1983 were Africa by Toto, Down Under by Men At Work, Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Down Under by Men At Work, Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in UK.