Monday April 18, 1983
US date format: 4/18/1983, UK date format: 18/4/1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 18, 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 François Clerc and Miguel Cabrera.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
The Ballad of Narayama, directed by Shôhei Imamura, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia 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 Gossip or Bun Fun.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 18, 1983?
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
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- A lone suicide bomber kills 63, at US Embassy in Lebanon
- Alice Walker wins Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple
- KMO-AM in Tacoma Washington changes call letters to KAMT (now KKMO)
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Alice Walker for The Color Purple.
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- George Balanchine: Russian-American dancer, known as one of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 18, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 18, 1983?
On April 18, 1983 several famous people were born including, François Clerc, Miguel Cabrera, Reeve Carney
Which famous people died on April 18, 1983?
Famous people died on April 18, 1983 include, George Balanchine
What was the number one song in April 18, 1983?
The number one song in the week of April 18, 1983 was Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners in US and Let's Dance by David Bowie in UK
What were the top hits on April 18, 1983?
The top hits on April 18, 1983 were Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners, Beat It by Michael Jackson, 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