Saturday July 23, 1983

US date format: 7/23/1983, UK date format: 23/7/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Aaron Peirsol and Rebecca Cartwright. 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 Hoccer or Bomberman.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
  • The Sri Lankan Civil War begins with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Terrorist group. In the subsequent riots of Black July, about 1,000 Tamils are slaughtered, some 400,000 Tamils flee to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India and many find refuge in Europe and Canada.

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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

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Starring: Rita Considine, Henry Cho

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 23

If July 23, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 2 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 25 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?

Apple Cider Spider

Apple Cider Spider

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: SierraVenture

A.D. 2083

A.D. 2083

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Midcoin

Hoccer

Hoccer

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Action

Publisher: Eastern Micro Electronics

Bomberman

Bomberman

Platform: NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp MZ-700, FM-7, ZX Spectrum, Famicom/NES, Family Computer Disk System, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

Genre: Arcade/Maze/Strategy

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; JP SystemSoft; NA/EU Nintendo; NA/EU Ubisoft; EU Sinclair Research (Spectrum, UK); AUS Mattel

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 23, 1983?

On July 23, 1983 several famous people were born including, Aaron Peirsol, Rebecca Cartwright, Andrew Eiden.

Which famous people died on July 23, 1983?

Famous people died on July 23, 1983 include, Georges Auric.

What was the number one song in July 23, 1983?

The number one song in the week of July 23, 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 23, 1983?

The top hits on July 23, 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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