Thursday April 07, 1983

US date format: 4/7/1983, UK date format: 7/4/1983

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 7, 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 Franck Ribéry and Minigod951 . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Lone Wolf McQuade, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dream House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Killer Gorilla or The Institute.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
  • World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
  • The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
  • Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
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Events

  • Caps 4-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Semifinals - series tied 1-1
  • STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave and Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
  • Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt.
  • WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event.
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Movies

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Lone Wolf McQuade

Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Flashdance

Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Country: United States of America

Dot and the Bunny

Dot and the Bunny

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Drew Forsythe, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, Anne Haddy

Spring Symphony

Spring Symphony

Directed by: Peter Schamoni

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Grönemeyer, Rolf Hoppe, Anja-Christine Preussler

Losin' It

Losin' It

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jackie Earle Haley, John Stockwell, John P. Navin Jr.

TV Series

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Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Days to next April 07

If April 07, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 5 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

The Partners by James B. Stewart

The Partners

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The Partners: Inside America's Most Powerful Law Firms

Salvador by Joan Didion

Salvador

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"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war.

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf by Leo Buscaglia

The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf

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This story by Leo Buscaglia is a warm, wonderfully wise and strikingly simple story about a leaf names Freddie. How Freddie and his companion leaves change with the passing seasons, finally

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cassette 50

Cassette 50

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Vic 20, ZX81, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Cascade Games Ltd

Jetpac

Jetpac

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

3-Demon

3-Demon

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Killer Gorilla

Killer Gorilla

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Micro Power

The Institute

The Institute

Platform: C64, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Text adventure (original release), Graphic adventure

Publisher: Screenplay

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 07, 1983?

On April 07, 1983 several famous people were born including, Franck Ribéry, Kyle Labine, Minigod951 .

Which famous people died on April 07, 1983?

Famous people died on April 07, 1983 include, Gavin Gordon.

What was the number one song in April 07, 1983?

The number one song in the week of April 07, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on April 07, 1983?

The top hits on April 07, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club, Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie, Is There Something I Should Know? by Duran Duran, Church Of The Poison Mind by Culture Club in UK.


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