Friday October 14, 1983

US date format: 10/14/1983, UK date format: 14/10/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 14, 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 Renato Civelli and David Oakes. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Right Stuff, directed by Philip Kaufman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Firebirds or Guzzler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1983, at October 14 across the years or at October 1983 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
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Events

  • US Marine peacekeeper Sargeant Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Grenada leftist coup under Vice-Premier Coard.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : Actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney...
  • : Canadian-American journalist and author...

Movies

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Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

Vacation

Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

Computer Chronicles

Computer Chronicles

Starring: Stewart Cheifet, Denise Crisci, Jeff Bodean, Todd Rundgren

Country: United States of America

Price iz Nepricave

Price iz Nepricave

Starring: Milena Dravic, Zoran Radmilovic, Stole Arandjelovic, Milutin Butkovic

Days to next October 14

If October 14, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss

Fatal Vision

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Fatal Vision is the electrifying true story of Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, the handsome, Princeton-educated physician convicted of savagely slaying his young pregnant wife and two small children, murders he vehemently denies

Christine by Stephen King

Christine

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Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

The Seduction Of Peter S. by Lawrence Sanders

The Seduction Of Peter S.

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Vintage paperback

August by Judith Rossner

August

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Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Firebirds

Firebirds

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Softek

Crystals of Zong

Crystals of Zong

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Action

Guzzler

Guzzler

Platform: Arcade (original) Commodore 16/Plus 4, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, SG-1000

Genre: Maze

Publisher: JP Tehkan Ltd.; NA Centuri

Door Door

Door Door

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-6001, Fujitsu FM-7, Sharp MZ-2000, Sharp X1, Fujitsu FM-77, MSX computers, Famicom, mobile phones

Genre: Puzzle-platformer

Publisher: Enix

3-Demon

3-Demon

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1983?

On October 14, 1983 several famous people were born including, Renato Civelli, David Oakes, Vanessa Lane.

Which famous people died on October 14, 1983?

Famous people died on October 14, 1983 include, Paul Fix, Willard Price.

What was the number one song in October 14, 1983?

The number one song in the week of October 14, 1983 was Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.

What were the top hits on October 14, 1983?

The top hits on October 14, 1983 were Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Making Love Out Of Nothing At All by Air Supply, King Of Pain by The Police in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.


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