Friday July 22, 1983

US date format: 7/22/1983, UK date format: 22/7/1983

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 22, 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 Jodi Albert and Sharni Vinson. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Vacation, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jetpac or Mappy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Swaziland - Birthday of former King Sobhuza II
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • St. Vandrille/Wandre Gisilus
  • St. Mineve
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Events

  • Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
  • Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
  • Australian Dick Smith completes his solo circumnavigation in a helicopter.
  • Gimli Glider: Out of fuel, Air Canada Flight 143 glides in to land in Gimli, Manitoba.
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Movies

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Vacation

Vacation

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Protectors of Universe

Protectors of Universe

Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Class

Class

Directed by: Lewis John Carlino

Starring: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States of America

Hundra

Hundra

Directed by: Matt Cimber

Starring: Laurene Landon, Cihangir Gaffari, María Casal, Ramiro Oliveros

TV Series

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

Friday Night

Friday Night

Written by:

Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 22

If July 22, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon

Blue Highways

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put

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 Price Of Power by Seymour M. Hersh

The Price Of Power

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The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley

Ascent Into Hell

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Hugh Donlon, a lonely, troubled priest, falls in love with a nun, leaves the clergy, and returns to the temptations of secular life

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Broadsides

Broadsides

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Naval warfare

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Jetpac

Jetpac

Platform: ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Ultimate Play the Game

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

Mappy

Mappy

Platform: Super Cassette Vision, iOS, MSX, PC-6001, PC-8801, Family Computer, Palm OS, X1, Game Gear, Wii (Virtual Console), Windows Phone

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: WW Namco; JP Epoch; JP Nintendo; NA Bally Midway

N-Sub

N-Sub

Platform: Arcade game, Sega SG-1000, Sega SC-3000

Genre: Fixed Shooter

Publisher: SEGA

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 22, 1983?

On July 22, 1983 several famous people were born including, Jodi Albert, Sharni Vinson, Arsenie Todiras.

What was the number one song in July 22, 1983?

The number one song in the week of July 22, 1983 was Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on July 22, 1983?

The top hits on July 22, 1983 were Every Breath You Take by The Police, Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant, Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young, IOU by Freeez in UK.


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