Monday May 16, 1983
US date format: 5/16/1983, UK date format: 16/5/1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Nancy Ajram and Daniel Kerr.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Let's Dance by David Bowie.
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 The Summer Of Katya by Trevanian was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvin's Maze or Bear Bovver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 16, 1983?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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- Lebanese parliament accepts peace accord with Israel.
- Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
- NSW Premier Neville Wran steps down, in response to allegations raised by the ABC program ''Four Corners'', that he attempted to influence the NSW Magistracy.
- Carel Brons: Composer, dies at 52.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 16, 1983?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?