Friday February 11, 1983
US date format: 2/11/1983, UK date format: 11/2/1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 11, 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 Rafael van der Vaart and Nicki Clyne.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
Local Hero, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Infidel or Dino Eggs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 11, 1983?
- World Day of the Sick.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
- National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
- National Youth Day in Cameroon.
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- Weird Al Yankovic records Ricky andBuckingham Blues debut LP
- 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18 (46 cm))
- Fourth largest snowfall in New York City history (18 inches (46cm)).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 11, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- The Gap Band - Outstanding
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
- Debarge - I Like It
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Fall In Love With Me
- Patti Austin With James Ingram - Baby, Come To Me
- Yarbrough & Peoples - Heartbeats
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 11If February 11, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 7 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 17 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?