Sunday October 23, 1983
US date format: 10/23/1983, UK date format: 23/10/1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Sayaka Isoyama and Matt Shultz.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
Papy fait de la résistance, directed by Jean-Marie Poiré, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Changes by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Just Our Luck.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fortress of the Mutant Waffles or I Want My Mommy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 23, 1983?
- Chemistry: Mole Day
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
- Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
- Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- 14th NYC Marathon won by Rod Dixon in 2:08:59
- 400,000 demonstrate in Brussels, against cruise missile
- Suicide terrorist truck bomb kills 243 US personnel in Beirut
- Simultaneous suicide truck-bombings destroy both the French and the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 241 US servicemen, 58 French paratroopers and six Lebanese civilians.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 23, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Spandau Ballet - True
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Prince - Delirious
- Talking Heads - Burning Down The House
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Klique - Stop Doggin' Me Around
- The Gap Band - Party Train
- Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody
- Jennifer Holliday - I Am Love
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - You're Number One (In My Book)
- Herbie Hancock - Rockit
- Rick James - Cold Blooded
- Anita Baker - Angel
- Tavares - Deeper In Love
Sport Games on October 23, 1983
- Atlanta Falcons - New York Jets : 27 - 21
- Chicago Bears - Philadelphia Eagles : 7 - 6
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 21 - 28
- Detroit Lions - Washington Redskins : 17 - 38
- Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 13 - 10
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.
Who was the US President on October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on October 23, 1983?
On October 23, 1983 several famous people were born including, Sayaka Isoyama, Filipos Darlas, Matt Shultz.
Which famous people died on October 23, 1983?
Famous people died on October 23, 1983 include, Jessica Savitch, Jessica Savitch, Tamara Shayne.
What was the number one song in October 23, 1983?
The number one song in the week of October 23, 1983 was Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.
What were the top hits on October 23, 1983?
The top hits on October 23, 1983 were Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Making Love Out Of Nothing At All by Air Supply, Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.