Wednesday 6 July 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gregory Smith .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Staying Alive, directed by Sylvester Stallone, 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 Fun to Imagine.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Mutant Camels or Elevator Action.
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Which were the important events of 6 July 1983 ?
- Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
- Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
- Lithuania - Statehood Day.
- Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
- Malawi - Republic Day (1966).
- Roman festivals: Ludi Apollinares, games in honour of Apollo (since 208 BC) began today.
- San Fermin a Spanish Catholic festival centered in Pamplona begins today.
- Music festival EXIT begins today in Serbian town of Novi Sad.
- Czech Republic - Jan Hus Day (1415).
- Gregory Smith: Canadian-born American actor.
- 54th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-3 at Comiskey Park, Chicago
- US Supreme Court rules retirement plans can't pay women less than men.
- Fred Lynn of California Angels hits All-Star game first grand slam (American League wins 13-3).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- Kajagoogoo - Too Shy
- Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- The Kinks - Come Dancing
- Styx - Don't Let It End
- Madness - Our House
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