Wednesday June 08, 1983

US date format: 6/8/1983, UK date format: 8/6/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 8, 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 Kim Clijsters and Céline Lecompére. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Superman III, directed by Richard Lester, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragonriders of Pern or Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
  • World Ocean Day.
  • Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
  • Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
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Events

  • Trading Places, Ghostbusters, and Gremlins premieres
  • Charlos Vieira begins 191-hour "nonstop" cycling in Leiria, Portugal.

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Movies

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Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

Trading Places

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Country: United States of America

Octopussy

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Country: United States of America

Warriors of the Wasteland

Warriors of the Wasteland

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Anna Kanakis

Dance of the Dwarfs

Dance of the Dwarfs

Directed by: Gus Trikonis

Starring: Deborah Raffin, Peter Fonda, John Amos, Carlos Palomino

TV Series

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Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Days to next June 08

If June 08, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian

The Summer Of Katya

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In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

Banker by Dick Francis

Banker

By:

Investment banker Tim Ekaterin thought arranging the purchase of a champion racehorse was a sure thing-but he never gambled on getting caught up in murder.

Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Voice Of The Heart

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A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katharine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time.

Icebreaker by John Gardner

Icebreaker

By:

Bond reluctantly finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an equally dangerous and treacherous alliance of agents from the CIA, the KGB, and Israel’s Mossad.

The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre

The Little Drummer Girl

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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Knot in 3D

Knot in 3D

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: New Generation Software

Mangia

Mangia

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action

Publisher: Spectravision

Mined-Out

Mined-Out

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum; Dragon 32; BBC Micro; Acorn Electron

Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Treasure of Tarmin

Platform: Intellivision Mattel Aquarius

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 08, 1983?

On June 08, 1983 several famous people were born including, Kim Clijsters, Céline Lecompére, Florence Faivre.

What was the number one song in June 08, 1983?

The number one song in the week of June 08, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Every Breath You Take by The Police in UK.

What were the top hits on June 08, 1983?

The top hits on June 08, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Let's Dance by David Bowie, Time (Clock Of The Heart) by Culture Club in US and Every Breath You Take by The Police, Bad Boys by Wham!, Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.


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