Friday 5 August 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dawn Richard and Beau Black.
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.
Cujo, directed by Lewis Teague, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barmy Burgers or Bear Bovver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1983 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Dawn Richard: American singer (Danity Kane, Dirty Money).
- Beau Black: Composer.
- Vanessa Simmons: Reality Star.
- Korey Hall: American football player.
- Judy Canova: American actress, homely and raucous, played hillbilly and comedienne in low budget films and lots of commercials.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
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