Friday 13 May 1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anita Gorbicz and Gregory Lemarchal.
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 Working Out by Charles Hix was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La edad de oro.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chase the Chuck Wagon or Lords of Time.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 May 1983 ?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Anita Gorbicz: Hungarian handball player.
- Gregory Lemarchal: French singer (d. 2007).
- Grégory Lemarchal: French singer, he won the fourth serie of the show "Star Academy" on TF1 private channel.
- Yaya Toure: Soccer Player.
- Natalie Cassidy: English actress and singer.
- Anita Görbicz: Hungarian handball player
- Johnny Hoogerland: Dutch cyclist
- Jacob Reynolds: American actor producer and screenwriter
- Yaya Touré: Ivorian footballer
- Reggie Jackson is first major league player to strike out 2,000 times.
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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