Thursday 24 February 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sophie Howard and Isabelle Ithurburu.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Baby, Come To Me by Patti Austin.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
The Beyond, directed by Lucio Fulci, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Machine Gunners.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman or Cuthbert Goes Walkabout.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1983 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Sophie Howard
- Isabelle Ithurburu
- Ethan Morgan: American perpetrator of vehicular homicide.
- Matt McGinley: American drummer (Gym Class Heroes and Kill the Frontman).
- Herbert Norman Howells: Composer, dies at 90.
- A special commission of the Congress of the United States releases a report critical of the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1100 mark for first time.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Patti Austin - Baby, Come To Me
- Bob Seger - Shame On The Moon
- Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Eddie Rabbitt - You And I
- Men At Work - Down Under
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Musical Youth - Pass The Dutchie
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