Thursday 24 November 1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Karine Vanasse and Luis León Sanchez.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie.
In UK Uptown Girl by Billy Joel was in the top 5 hits.
Scarface, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Video Music Box.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Digger or Killer Kong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Karine Vanasse: Canadian actress and producer.
- Luis León Sanchez
- Dean Ashton: English footballer.
- Lars Eckert: German rugby player.
- Meredith Henderson: Canadian actress and producer.
- André Laurito: German footballer.
- José López: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Dorian Mortelette: French rowing champion, winner of a Bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics, and a Silver medal at the 2012 Olympics.
- PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians and Lebanese
- Lynda Mann, 15, is found raped and strangled in the village of Narborough, England (Colin Pitchfork is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1988).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Quiet Riot - Cum On Feel The Noize
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Huey Lewis & The News - Heart And Soul
- John Cougar Mellencamp - Crumblin' Down
- Michael Jackson - P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
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Sport Games on 24 November 1983
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Detroit Lions : 3 - 45
- St. Louis Cardinals - Dallas Cowboys : 17 - 35
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