Saturday November 05, 1983

US date format: 11/5/1983, UK date format: 5/11/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 5, 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 Alexa Chung and Mike Hanke. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. I Am the Cheese, directed by Robert Jiras, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Harrier Attack or Krull.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
  • St. Laetus
  • Pope Zachary
  • St. Sylvia
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Events

  • New York Rangers and Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 seconds of 3rd period
  • Orbiter Discovery (OV-103) moves overland to Dryden
  • Byford Dolphin diving bell accident kills five and leaves one severely injured.
  • Byford Dolphin rig diving bell accident: Off the coast of Norway, 5 divers are killed and one severely wounded in an explosive decompression accident.

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Movies

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I Am the Cheese

I Am the Cheese

Directed by: Robert Jiras

Starring: Robert MacNaughton, Hope Lange, Don Murray, Robert Wagner

The Return of Captain Invincible

The Return of Captain Invincible

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter

Touched

Touched

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Robert Hays, Kathleen Beller, Ned Beatty, Gilbert Lewis

Deal of the Century

Deal of the Century

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Gregory Hines, Vince Edwards

Papy fait de la résistance

Papy fait de la résistance

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Starring: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

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TV Series

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Days to next November 05

If November 05, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 10 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

Everything And More by Jacqueline Briskin

Everything And More

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Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

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

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Platform: Atari 2600, Colecovision Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

Harrier Attack

Harrier Attack

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Oric 1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Durell Software

Krull

Krull

Platform: Arcade game, Atari 2600

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Atari

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 05, 1983?

On November 05, 1983 several famous people were born including, Alexa Chung, Rob Swire, Mike Hanke.

What was the number one song in November 05, 1983?

The number one song in the week of November 05, 1983 was Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers in US and Uptown Girl by Billy Joel in UK.

What were the top hits on November 05, 1983?

The top hits on November 05, 1983 were Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers, All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie, Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Uptown Girl by Billy Joel, Say Say Say by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson in UK.


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