Friday May 13, 1983
US date format: 5/13/1983, UK date format: 13/5/1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Grégory Lemarchal and Yaya Touré.
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.
WarGames, directed by John Badham, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Heartburn by Nora Ephron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching No Excuses.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Epidemic! or Star Wars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 13, 1983?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
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- Reggie Jackson is first major league player to strike out 2,000 times.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 13, 1983?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 13, 1983?
On May 13, 1983 several famous people were born including, Grégory Lemarchal, Yaya Touré, Esperanza Gomez.
What was the number one song in May 13, 1983?
The number one song in the week of May 13, 1983 was Beat It by Michael Jackson in US and True by Spandau Ballet in UK.
What were the top hits on May 13, 1983?
The top hits on May 13, 1983 were Beat It by Michael Jackson, Let's Dance by David Bowie, Jeopardy by Greg Kihn Band in US and True by Spandau Ballet, Candy Girl by New Edition, Temptation by Heaven 17 in UK.