Tuesday December 06, 1983

US date format: 12/6/1983, UK date format: 6/12/1983

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 6, 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 Ashley Madekwe . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney. In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits. Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Neverending Story by Michael Ende was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fynbos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Germany 1985 or Elevator Action.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
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Events

  • A bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, killing six Israelis.

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Movies

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Silkwood

Silkwood

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, Cher, Craig T. Nelson

Country: United States of America

Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy, Ian Bannen

Uncommon Valor

Uncommon Valor

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

The Keep

The Keep

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow

D.C. Cab

D.C. Cab

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett

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TV Series

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Fynbos

Fynbos

Directed by: Harry Patramanis

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

Days to next December 06

If December 06, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 9 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Neverending Story

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Bastian embarks on a wild adventure when he enters the magical world of Fantastica, a doomed land filled with dragons, giants, and monsters, and risks his life to save Fantastica by

On Wings Of Eagles by Ken Follett

On Wings Of Eagles

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The #1 International Bestseller now in trade paperback—with 16 pages of photos.Number-one bestselling author Ken Follett tells the inspiring, true story of the Middle East hostage crisis that began in 1979,

The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco

The Name Of The Rose

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Umberto Eco’s first novel, an international sensation and winner of the Premio Strega and the Prix Médicis Étranger awards The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to …

Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Germany 1985

Germany 1985

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64

Genre: Wargame

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc.

Elevator Action

Elevator Action

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Bonka

Bonka

Platform: Commodore 64, Dragon 32

Genre: Platform

Publisher: J. Morrison (Micros) Ltd

Harrier Attack

Harrier Attack

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

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Durell Software

Jr. Pac-Man

Jr. Pac-Man

Platform: Arcade, Atari 2600, Commodore 64, DOS

Genre: Maze

Publisher: NA Bally Midway; NA Atari; NA/EU Namco

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 06, 1983?

On December 06, 1983 several famous people were born including, Ashley Madekwe.

What was the number one song in December 06, 1983?

The number one song in the week of December 06, 1983 was Say Say Say by Paul McCartney in US and Only You by The Flying Pickets in UK.

What were the top hits on December 06, 1983?

The top hits on December 06, 1983 were Say Say Say by Paul McCartney, All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie, Uptown Girl by Billy Joel in US and Only You by The Flying Pickets, Love Of The Common People by Paul Young, My Oh My by Slade in UK.


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