Sunday 21 August 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chantelle Houghton and Brody Jenner.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Fire and Ice, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Friday Night.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battlezone or Krull.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 August 1983 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Chantelle Houghton: English participant in a reality show, she entered the Celebrity Big Brother TV show on January 8, 2006.
- Brody Jenner: American actor.
- Josh Harrington: American professional BMX rider.
- Scott McDonald: Australian footballer (Celtic F.C.
- Benigno S Aquino Jr: Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50.
- La Cage aux Folles opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
- Philippine opposition leader Benigno Aquino, Jr. is assassinated at the Manila International Airport (now renamed Ninoy Aquino International Airport).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Stevie Nicks - Stand Back
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know
- The Human League - (Keep Feeling) Fascination
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
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