Wednesday October 05, 1983
US date format: 10/5/1983, UK date format: 5/10/1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Jesse Eisenberg and Nicky Hilton.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Door Door or Excalibur.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 05, 1983?
- Lech Walesa of Poland wins the Nobel Peace Prize.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 05, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Frank Stallone - Far From Over
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- The Gap Band - Party Train
- Klique - Stop Doggin' Me Around
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Philip Bailey - I Know
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?