Sunday January 23, 1983
US date format: 1/23/1983, UK date format: 23/1/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 23, 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 David Firth and Irving Saladino.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Lianna, directed by John Sayles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chase the Chuck Wagon or Blaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 23, 1983?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- A-Team with Mr T premieres on NBC
- Bjorn Borg announces his retirement from tennis
- In NBA, Portland scores all 17 pts in overtime to beat Houston 113-96
- Cerebral Palsy telethon raises US$14,700,000.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 23, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Janet Jackson - Young Love
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- Barkays - Do It (let Me See You Shake)
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
Sport Games on January 23, 1983
- New York Jets - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 14
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 23If January 23, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 7 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 1 day.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?