Tuesday May 24, 1983
US date format: 5/24/1983, UK date format: 24/5/1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Custódio Castro and Pedram Javaheri.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Another Time, Another Place, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jack Attack or Drol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 24, 1983?
- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
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- US Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminate against students.
- Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 24, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- Lionel Richie - My Love
- Bryan Adams - Straight From The Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 24, 1983?
On May 24, 1983 several famous people were born including, Custódio Castro, Pedram Javaheri, Ricky Mabe.
What was the number one song in May 24, 1983?
The number one song in the week of May 24, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and True by Spandau Ballet in UK.
What were the top hits on May 24, 1983?
The top hits on May 24, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Let's Dance by David Bowie, Beat It by Michael Jackson in US and True by Spandau Ballet, Candy Girl by New Edition, Temptation by Heaven 17 in UK.