Sunday January 16, 1983
US date format: 1/16/1983, UK date format: 16/1/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Caroline Frier and Emanuel Pogatetz.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Lianna, directed by John Sayles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Family Tree.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mega Zone or Bonka.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1983?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Janet Jackson - Young Love
- Kool & The Gang - Let's Go Dancin' (ooh La, La, La)
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Barkays - Do It (let Me See You Shake)
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
Sport Games on January 16, 1983
- Green Bay Packers - Dallas Cowboys : 26 - 37
- San Diego Chargers - Miami Dolphins : 13 - 34
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Days to next January 16If January 16, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 8 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 21 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?