Thursday May 19, 1983
US date format: 5/19/1983, UK date format: 19/5/1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 H Olliver Twisted and Rhatha Phongam.
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 Chuckie Egg or Chivalry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 1983?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington DC
- Jean Rey: French military officer in World War II,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 1983?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 19If May 19, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 4 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?