Saturday April 16, 1983

US date format: 4/16/1983, UK date format: 16/4/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 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 Bérengère Krief and Cat Osterman. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Private School, directed by Noel Black, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Banker by Dick Francis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Time of Your Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost Manor or N-Sub.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
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Events

  • Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games

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Movies

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Private School

Private School

Directed by: Noel Black

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Betsy Russell, Matthew Modine, Michael Zorek

Country: United States of America

My Tutor

My Tutor

Directed by: George Bowers

Starring: Matt Lattanzi, Caren Kaye, Kevin McCarthy, Clark Brandon

Exposed

Exposed

Directed by: James Toback

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel, Ian McShane

Lone Wolf McQuade

Lone Wolf McQuade

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Flashdance

Flashdance

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Gun Shy

Gun Shy

Directed by: Simon West

Just Another Day

Just Another Day

Directed by: Peter Spirer

Days to next April 16

If April 16, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Books

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Banker by Dick Francis

Banker

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Investment banker Tim Ekaterin thought arranging the purchase of a champion racehorse was a sure thing-but he never gambled on getting caught up in murder.

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

The Lonesome Gods by Louis L'Amour

The Lonesome Gods

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“I am Johannes Verne, and I am not afraid.” This was the boy’s mantra as he plodded through the desert alone, left to die by his vengeful grandfather.

Icebreaker by John Gardner

Icebreaker

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Bond reluctantly finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an equally dangerous and treacherous alliance of agents from the CIA, the KGB, and Israel’s Mossad.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Ghost Manor

Ghost Manor

Platform: Atari 2600, Vic-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

Blagger

Blagger

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alligata, Amsoft

Discs of Tron

Discs of Tron

Platform: Arcade, Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Retro/Arcade

Publisher: Bally Midway

N-Sub

N-Sub

Platform: Arcade game, Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: SEGA

Astron Belt

Astron Belt

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Interactive action movie Third-person rail shooter Space combat simulator

Publisher: Sega (Japan) Bally Midway (North America)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 16, 1983?

On April 16, 1983 several famous people were born including, Bérengère Krief, Cat Osterman, Marié Digby.

What was the number one song in April 16, 1983?

The number one song in the week of April 16, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on April 16, 1983?

The top hits on April 16, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners, Mr. Roboto by Styx in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie, Is There Something I Should Know? by Duran Duran, Church Of The Poison Mind by Culture Club in UK.


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