Thursday 17 February 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gerald Cid and Émilie Fer.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
Glomdalsbruden, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Space by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Machine Gunners.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barmy Burgers or Hoccer.
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Which were the important events of 17 February 1983 ?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
- Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
- Saint Silvinus
- Roman Empire - Quirinalia in honor of Quirinus.
- Gerald Cid: French footballer.
- Émilie Fer: French slalom canoer who has competed since the early 2000s.
- Gérald Cid: French footballer.
- Marios Kaperonis: Greek boxer.
- Poppy Morgan: English pornographic actress model and director.
- Kevin Rudolf: American singer-songwriter guitarist and producer
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Netherlands adopts constitution.
- Bob Bourne fails on 8th New York Islanders' penalty shot.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Toto - Africa
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
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