Wednesday September 21, 1983
US date format: 9/21/1983, UK date format: 21/9/1983
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Maggie Grace and Joseph Mazzello.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tell Her About It by Billy Joel.
In UK Red Red Wine by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
First Name: Carmen, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fraction Fever or Dino Eggs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 21, 1983?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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- 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 21, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Stray Cats - (She's) Sexy + 17
- Asia - Don't Cry
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- The S.O.S. Band - Just Be Good To Me
- Jeffrey Osborne - Don't You Get So Mad
- Zapp - I Can Make You Dance
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- The Gap Band - Party Train
- Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack - Tonight I Celebrate My Love
- New Edition - Is This The End
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