Monday September 12, 1983
US date format: 9/12/1983, UK date format: 12/9/1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 12, 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 Aria Crescendo and Rami Haikal.
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.
Careful, He Might Hear You, directed by Carl Schultz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alchemist or Frankenstein's Monster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 12, 1983?
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- Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of US$7 million.
- Albert Rizzo treads water at sea for 108 hours 9 minutes.
- The USSR vetoes a UN Security Council Resolution deploring the Soviet shooting down of a Korean civilian jetliner on September 1.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 12, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Asia - Don't Cry
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
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- New Edition - Is This The End
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- The Gap Band - Party Train
Sport Games on September 12, 1983
- San Diego Chargers - Kansas City Chiefs : 17 - 14
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Days to next September 12If September 12, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 19 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?