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 Hanna Verboom and Frederic Xhonneux.
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 Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La edad de oro.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jr. Pac-Man or Alley Cat.
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1983 ?
- 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
- Hanna Verboom: Dutch actress.
- Frederic Xhonneux: Belgian decathlete.
- Steven Sotloff: Steven Sotloff was an American-Israeli journalist.
- Brian Mercurio: Entrepreneur.
- Holly Valance: Pop Singer.
- 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
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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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