Friday January 07, 1983, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1983, UK date format: 7/1/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Lindsay Clubine and Natalie Gulbis. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Notturno, directed by Giorgio Bontempi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wild America. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Sinistar or Killer Kong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1983 or at January 07 across the years.

likes
Like this day if it is important to you!
history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 1983?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • US President Ronald Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala.
  • Australia regain the Ashes with a 2-1 series win versus England.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Belgian trade union leader, dies at age...

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Notturno

Notturno

Directed by: Giorgio Bontempi

Starring: Tony Musante, Claudio Cassinelli, Omero Antonutti, Fiorenza Marchegiani

Sweet 16

Sweet 16

Directed by: Jim Sotos

Starring: Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg, Patrick Macnee, Don Stroud

Ayaash

Ayaash

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Sanjeev Kumar, Rati Agnihotri, Arun Govil, Madan Puri

Enigma

Enigma

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Martin Sheen, Sam Neill, Brigitte Fossey, Derek Jacobi

Love Child

Love Child

Directed by: Larry Peerce

Starring: Amy Madigan, Beau Bridges, Mackenzie Phillips, Albert Salmi

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Wild America

Wild America

Directed by: William Dear

Starring: Marty Stouffer

Country: United States of America

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States of America

To minore tis avgis

To minore tis avgis

Written by:

Directed by: Fotis Mesthenaios

Starring: Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Dimitris Katalifos, Giannis Zavradinos, Dina Konsta

Fraggle Rock

Fraggle Rock

Days to next January 07

If January 07, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 11 days.
calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1983?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

By:

Life sentences: A novel

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

By:

1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

The Parsifal Mosaic by Robert Ludlum

The Parsifal Mosaic

By:

Michael Havelock’s world died on a moonlit beach on the Costa Brava as he watched his partner and lover, double agent Jenna Karas, efficiently gunned down by his own agency.

Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams

Life, The Universe And Everything

By:

"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

By:

Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

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.

Sinistar

Sinistar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Megapede

Megapede

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Softek

Killer Kong

Killer Kong

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

Bomberman

Bomberman

Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 07, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 07, 1983?

On January 07, 1983 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 07, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 07, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on January 07, 1983?

On January 07, 1983 several famous people were born including, Lindsay Clubine, Natalie Gulbis, Brett Dalton.

Which famous people died on January 07, 1983?

Famous people died on January 07, 1983 include, August Cool.

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

The number one song in the week of January 07, 1983 was Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates in US and You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins in UK.

What were the top hits on January 07, 1983?

The top hits on January 07, 1983 were Maneater by Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Girl Is Mine by Michael Jackson, Dirty Laundry by Don Henley in US and You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins, Down Under by Men At Work, Save Your Love by Renee & Renato in UK.


Like this day if it is important to you!
likes