Saturday October 08, 1983
US date format: 10/8/1983, UK date format: 8/10/1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Travis Pastrana and Rachel Rotten.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
Never Cry Wolf, directed by Carroll Ballard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Out On A Limb by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Norris Superkicks or Flappy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1983?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- 1st regular season Islander OT game beat Caps 8-7
- Washington Capitals' first NHL overtime game losing to New York Islanders 8-7.
- Joan Hackett: American actress first discovered by a...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Frank Stallone - Far From Over
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- The Gap Band - Party Train
- Klique - Stop Doggin' Me Around
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Philip Bailey - I Know
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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 October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 the zodiac sign was Libra.
Who was the US President on October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 08, 1983?
On October 08, 1983 several famous people were born including, Travis Pastrana, Rachel Rotten, Casey Messer.
Which famous people died on October 08, 1983?
Famous people died on October 08, 1983 include, Joan Hackett.
What was the number one song in October 08, 1983?
The number one song in the week of October 08, 1983 was Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.
What were the top hits on October 08, 1983?
The top hits on October 08, 1983 were Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Making Love Out Of Nothing At All by Air Supply, King Of Pain by The Police in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.