Thursday 12 May 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alina Kabaeva and Domhnall Gleeson.
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 Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La edad de oro.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing M.A.C.H. 3 or Masters of the Universe: The Power of He-Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1983 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Alina Kabaeva: Russian gymnast and politician.
- Domhnall Gleeson: Movie Actor.
- Alicja Bachleda
- Virginie Razzano: French professional tennis player and the current French no.
- Lina So
- Alina Kabayeva: Russian gymnast.
- Reykon : Reggae Singer.
- Charilaos Pappas: Greek footballer.
- Francisco Torres: Mexican footballer.
- Julie Lynne Hayek, (California), crowned 32nd Miss USA
- Oilers 3-Isles 6-Stanley Cup-Isles hold 2-0 lead
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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