Sunday May 08, 1983
US date format: 5/8/1983, UK date format: 8/5/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Elyes Gabel and Vicky McClure.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Breathless, directed by Jim McBride, 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 The Time of Your Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Frogrun! or Harrier Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 08, 1983?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
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- Janet Coles wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- George Clinton Featuring Coolio - Atomic Dog
- Champaign - Try Again
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- The Whispers - Tonight
- New Edition - Candy Girl
- Jarreau - Mornin'
- The Isley Brothers - Between The Sheets
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Save The Overtime (For Me)
- Kashif - I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 08If May 08, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 4 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 10 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 08, 1983?
On May 08, 1983 several famous people were born including, Elyes Gabel, Vicky McClure, Matt Willis.
What was the number one song in May 08, 1983?
The number one song in the week of May 08, 1983 was Beat It by Michael Jackson in US and True by Spandau Ballet in UK.
What were the top hits on May 08, 1983?
The top hits on May 08, 1983 were Beat It by Michael Jackson, Jeopardy by Greg Kihn Band, Let's Dance by David Bowie in US and True by Spandau Ballet, Candy Girl by New Edition, Temptation by Heaven 17 in UK.