Friday March 11, 1983

US date format: 3/11/1983, UK date format: 11/3/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Céline Couderc and Melissa Rycroft. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. Wild Style, directed by Charlie Ahearn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gun Shy. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chequered Flag or 3D Crazy Coaster.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Zambia - Youth Day.
  • Saint Rosina
  • Saint Alberta
  • Saint Vindician
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Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Helsinki Finland won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Helsinki won by Valova and Vasiliev (URS)
  • Pakistan successfully conducts a cold test of a nuclear weapon.

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Movies

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Wild Style

Wild Style

Directed by: Charlie Ahearn

Starring: 'Lee' George Quinones, Lady Pink, Fab 5 Freddy, Patti Astor

Hysterical

Hysterical

Directed by: Chris Bearde

Starring: Bill Hudson, Mark Hudson, Brett Hudson, Cindy Pickett

Avtaar

Avtaar

Directed by: Mohan Kumar

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi, Sachin, Sujit Kumar

10 to Midnight

10 to Midnight

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

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TV Series

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Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Days to next March 11

If March 11, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 6 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

The Youngest Science by Lewis Thomas

The Youngest Science

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From the 1920s when he watched his father, a general practitioner who made housecalls and wrote his prescriptions in Latin, to his days in medical school and beyond, Lewis Thomas saw

Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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1982 First Edition, Scholastic Book Services. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chequered Flag

Chequered Flag

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Sinclair Research Ltd

3D Crazy Coaster

3D Crazy Coaster

Platform: Vectrex

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Battlezone

Battlezone

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Combat simulation, Vehicular combat

Publisher: Atari

Beamrider

Beamrider

Platform: Intellivision, Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Activision

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Donkey Kong Jr. Math

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Edutainment, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on March 11, 1983?

On March 11, 1983 several famous people were born including, Céline Couderc, Melissa Rycroft, Żaneta Glanc.

What was the number one song in March 11, 1983?

The number one song in the week of March 11, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in UK.

What were the top hits on March 11, 1983?

The top hits on March 11, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Shame On The Moon by Bob Seger, Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics in UK.


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