Sunday September 11, 1983
US date format: 9/11/1983, UK date format: 11/9/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Jacoby Ellsbury and Lauryn Williams.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Maniac by Michael Sembello.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
My Brother's Wedding, directed by Charles Burnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Christine by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Love Connection.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing In Search of the Most Amazing Thing or I Want My Mommy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 11, 1983?
- 103rd US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
- Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss
- Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
- Franco Harris becomes third NFL player to rush 11,000 yards.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 11, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
- Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack - Tonight I Celebrate My Love
- Aretha Franklin - Get It Right
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- New Edition - Is This The End
- The Isley Brothers - Choosey Lover
Sport Games on September 11, 1983
- Buffalo Bills - Cincinnati Bengals : 10 - 6
- Cleveland Browns - Detroit Lions : 31 - 26
- Dallas Cowboys - St. Louis Cardinals : 34 - 17
- Denver Broncos - Baltimore Colts : 17 - 10
- Houston Oilers - Los Angeles Raiders : 6 - 20
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 11If September 11, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 24 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?