Monday February 21, 1983

US date format: 2/21/1983, UK date format: 21/2/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 21, 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 Mélanie Laurent and Eoin Macken. 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. Tender Mercies, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kool-Aid Man or Frankenstein's Monster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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Events

  • NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29-game road losing streak.
  • Donald Davis runs one mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds.

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Movies

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Local Hero

Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Country: United States of America

Pauline at the Beach

Pauline at the Beach

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

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Videodrome

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Country: United States of America

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Directed by: Wilford Leach

Starring: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

TV Series

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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States of America

Celebrity Daredevils

Celebrity Daredevils

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Crossings by Danielle Steel

Crossings

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Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

By:

WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

Platform: Family Computer, ColecoVision, Game Boy (in Konami GB Collection Vol. 3, Japan), Game Boy Color (in Konami GB Collection Vol. 4, Europe), Mobile Phones, Virtual Console, EGG Project, handheld electron

Genre: Racing, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

Domino Man

Domino Man

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Bally Midway

Killer Kong

Killer Kong

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

Kool-Aid Man

Kool-Aid Man

Platform: Atari 2600 Intellivision

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mattel (M Network division[1])

Frankenstein's Monster

Frankenstein's Monster

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Data Age

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 21, 1983?

On February 21, 1983 several famous people were born including, Mélanie Laurent, Eoin Macken, Shanna Atwood.

What was the number one song in February 21, 1983?

The number one song in the week of February 21, 1983 was Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo in UK.

What were the top hits on February 21, 1983?

The top hits on February 21, 1983 were Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin, Shame On The Moon by Bob Seger, Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats in US and Too Shy by Kajagoogoo, Down Under by Men At Work in UK.