Friday 8 July 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jaroslav Janis and Daniel Navarro Garcia.
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.
Zelig, directed by Woody Allen, 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 Alpha Beam with Ernie or The Birds and the Bees II: Antics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1983 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Jaroslav Janis: Czech racing car driver.
- Daniel Navarro Garcia: Spanish cyclist.
- John Bowker: American baseball player.
- Jaroslav Janiš: Czech race car driver.
- Daniel Navarro: Spanish cyclist.
- Rich Peverley: Canadian ice hockey player
- Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title
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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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