Wednesday May 11, 1983
US date format: 5/11/1983, UK date format: 11/5/1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Holly Valance and Istanbul (Turkey).
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.
WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching No Excuses.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aztarac or Felix and the Fruit Monsters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 11, 1983?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
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- Dance a Little Closer opens and closes at Minskoff Theater, New York City
- Aberdeen wins 23rd Europe Cup II
- Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson: Author (Anything Box), dies at 65.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 11, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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