Wednesday 11 May 1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Istanbul (Turkey) and Holly Valance.
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.
Blue Thunder, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La edad de oro.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Godzilla or Star Wars.
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- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Holly Valance: Pop Singer.
- Istanbul (Turkey)
- Matt Leinart: American football player.
- Hanna Verboom: Dutch actress.
- Steven Sotloff: Steven Sotloff was an American-Israeli journalist.
- Frederic Xhonneux: Belgian decathlete.
- Brian Mercurio: Entrepreneur.
- Dancing Brave: American racehorse (d. 1999).
- Zenna [Chlarson] Henderson: Author (Anything Box), dies at 65.
- Dance a Little Closer opens and closes at Minskoff Theater, New York City
- Aberdeen wins 23rd Europe Cup II
- Comet C / 1983 H1 (IRAS-Araki-Alcock) approaches 0.0312 AUs of Earth
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1983 ?
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
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