Wednesday 10 August 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Spencer Redford and Jennifer Leigh.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
The Mirror, directed by Andrey Tarkovskiy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bokosuka Wars or Mangia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Spencer Redford: American actress.
- Jennifer Leigh
- Mark Bautista: Filipino singer and actor.
- Chrisna Bootha: South African netball player.
- Kyle Brown: American soccer player.
- CB Dollaway: American mixed martial artist.
- Héctor Faubel: Spanish motorcycle racer.
- Alexander Perezhogin: Russian ice hockey player.
- Mathieu Roy: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Jimmy Edgar: American electronic musician, graphic designer, photographer, fashion designer, and filmmaker.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Sergio Mendes - Never Gonna Let You Go
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
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