Friday November 11, 1983, Veteran's Day

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Philipp Lahm and Sora Aoi. In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie. In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits. Ardh Satya, directed by Govind Nihalani, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Farmer's Daughter or James Bond 007.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • 1st US cruise missiles arrive in Great Britain
  • Ronald Reagan becomes the first U.S. President to address the Diet, Japan's national legislature.

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Movies

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Ardh Satya

Ardh Satya

Directed by: Govind Nihalani

Starring: Om Puri, Smita Patil, Amrish Puri, Shafi Inamdar

Yentl

Yentl

Directed by: Barbra Streisand

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin, Nehemiah Persoff

Sleepaway Camp

Sleepaway Camp

Directed by: Robert Hiltzik

Starring: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet

Country: United States of America

A Night in Heaven

A Night in Heaven

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Christopher Atkins, Lesley Ann Warren, Robert Logan, Deborah Rush

The Being

The Being

Directed by: Jackie Kong

Starring: Martin Landau, Marianne Gordon, Bill Osco, José Ferrer

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TV Series

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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Directed by: Anthony Garner

Starring: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Interference

Interference

Directed by: Nick Pilton

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Die Super-Hitparade der Volksmusik

Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Days to next November 11

If November 11, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 10 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Tough Times Never Last by Robert H. Schuller

Tough Times Never Last

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Name your problem, and you name your possibility! That's the message in Dr. Robert H. Schuller's new bestseller, Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do! Dr.

The Body Principal by Victoria Principal

The Body Principal

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The Body Principal: The Exercise Program for Life

Winter'S Tale by Mark Helprin

Winter'S Tale

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Now a major motion picture New York Times bestseller "Utterly extraordinary . . . A piercing sense of the beautiful arising from narrative and emotional fantasy is everywhere

Christine by Stephen King

Christine

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Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Farmer's Daughter

The Farmer's Daughter

Platform: Commodore 64 MS-DOS

Genre: Text adventure

Crackpots

Crackpots

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: Activision, Inc.

Sinistar

Sinistar

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Multi-directional shooter

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Ant Attack

Ant Attack

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Quicksilva

James Bond 007

James Bond 007

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What zodiac sign is November 11, 1983?

On November 11, 1983 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 11, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on November 11, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on November 11, 1983?

On November 11, 1983 several famous people were born including, Philipp Lahm, Sora Aoi, Brittny Gastineau.

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

The number one song in the week of November 11, 1983 was All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie in US and Uptown Girl by Billy Joel in UK.

What were the top hits on November 11, 1983?

The top hits on November 11, 1983 were All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie, Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers, Uptown Girl by Billy Joel in US and Uptown Girl by Billy Joel, Say Say Say by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson in UK.


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