Thursday 7 July 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include D Woods and Ciara Newell.
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 Knights of the Desert or Master Miner.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Russia and Ukraine - Ivan Kupala
- United Kingdom - July 7th Bombings remembrance day
- Bhutan - Guru Rinpoche
- Roman Empire - Nonae Caprotinae festival in honor of Juno
- Tanzania - Saba Saba Day (or Peasants' Day, founding of the TANU party, 1954)
- Solomon Islands - Independence Day (1978)
- Spain - San Fermfn festival or running of the bulls, in Pamplona, Navarre.
- Worldwide - Bungie Day
- United States - Bonza bottler day
- Japan - Tanabata
- D Woods: American singer (Danity Kane).
- Ciara Newell: Irish singer (Bellefire).
- Tom Sandoval: Reality Star.
- Justin Davies: Australian rules footballer.
- Martin Wallström: Swedish actor.
- 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR
- Eleven-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR, on invitation of Soviet leader.
- Cold War: Samantha Smith, a U.S. schoolgirl, flies to the Soviet Union at the invitation of Secretary General Yuri Andropov.
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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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