Sunday 24 April 1983
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexis Ohanian and Princess Iman.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
The Hunger, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaga X6 or Marvin's Maze.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Alexis Ohanian
- Princess Iman: bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
- Iman: Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan.
- Will Champlin: American singer-songwriter.
- Hanna Melnychenko: Ukrainian heptathlete.
- Show Boat opens at Uris Theater NYC for 73 performances
- Hollis Stacy wins LPGA S&H Golf Classic.
- Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Greg Kihn Band - Jeopardy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- After The Fire - Der Kommissar
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
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