Wednesday April 20, 1983
US date format: 4/20/1983, UK date format: 20/4/1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 20, 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 Miranda Kerr and Alela Diane.
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 The Birds and the Bees II: Antics or Felix and the Fruit Monsters.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 20, 1983?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
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- President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
- Rangers 2-Isles 7 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles hold 3-2 lead
- Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock.
- Jerzy Andrezjewski: Writer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 20, 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 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is April 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on April 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on April 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 20, 1983?
On April 20, 1983 several famous people were born including, Miranda Kerr, Alela Diane, Max Neukirchner.
Which famous people died on April 20, 1983?
Famous people died on April 20, 1983 include, Jerzy Andrezjewski.
What was the number one song in April 20, 1983?
The number one song in the week of April 20, 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 20, 1983?
The top hits on April 20, 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.