Sunday February 13, 1983

US date format: 2/13/1983, UK date format: 13/2/1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on February 13, 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 Reem Kherici and Sada Jacobson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits. Local Hero, directed by Bill Forsyth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hard Hat Mack or Alpha Blaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Merlin opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 performances
  • Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup.
  • 33rd NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 132-123 at Los Angeles, California.
  • World Boxing Council becomes first to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds.
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Movies

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Local Hero

Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Country: United States of America

Pauline at the Beach

Pauline at the Beach

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine

Videodrome

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Country: United States of America

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Directed by: Wilford Leach

Starring: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Directed by: Stanley R. Jaffe

Starring: Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes, Stockard Channing

TV Series

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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States of America

Celebrity Daredevils

Celebrity Daredevils

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Life, The Universe And Everything by Douglas Adams

Life, The Universe And Everything

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"HYSTERICAL!"--The Philadelphia InquirerThe unhappy inhabitants of planet Krikkit are sick of looking at the night sky above their heads--so they plan to destroy it.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut

Deadeye Dick

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Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hard Hat Mack

Hard Hat Mack

Platform: Apple II (original) Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit Commodore 64, Coleco Adam, MS-DOS

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Keystone Kapers

Keystone Kapers

Platform: Atari 2600, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit, ColecoVision, MSX, Xbox 360, Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Activision

Alpha Blaster

Alpha Blaster

Platform: Commodore VIC-20 MSX

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: LiveWire Software[1] Aackosoft

Jumping Jack

Jumping Jack

Platform: ZX Spectrum ("Jumping Jack"), Atari 800/XL ("Leggit!"), Dragon 32 ("Leggit!")

Publisher: Imagine Software Ltd

The Dreadnaught Factor

The Dreadnaught Factor

Platform: Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, Intellivision

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Activision

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 13, 1983?

On February 13, 1983 several famous people were born including, Reem Kherici, Sada Jacobson, Anna Watkins.

Which famous people died on February 13, 1983?

Famous people died on February 13, 1983 include, Marian Nixon.

What was the number one song in February 13, 1983?

The number one song in the week of February 13, 1983 was Down Under by Men At Work in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 13, 1983?

The top hits on February 13, 1983 were Down Under by Men At Work, Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin, Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Down Under by Men At Work, Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in UK.