Monday October 24, 1983

US date format: 10/24/1983, UK date format: 24/10/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 Adrienne Bailon and VV Brown. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers. In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits. The Return of Captain Invincible, directed by Philippe Mora, 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 Just Our Luck. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond the Tesseract or Computer Football Strategy Football Strategy.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
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Movies

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The Return of Captain Invincible

The Return of Captain Invincible

Directed by: Philippe Mora

Starring: Alan Arkin, Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter

Touched

Touched

Directed by: John Flynn

Starring: Robert Hays, Kathleen Beller, Ned Beatty, Gilbert Lewis

Deal of the Century

Deal of the Century

Directed by: William Friedkin

Starring: Chevy Chase, Sigourney Weaver, Gregory Hines, Vince Edwards

Papy fait de la résistance

Papy fait de la résistance

Directed by: Jean-Marie Poiré

Starring: Christian Clavier, Michel Galabru, Roland Giraud, Gérard Jugnot

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 24, 1983

Sport Games on October 24, 1983


NFL

American Football
  • New York Giants - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 20
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TV Series

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Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

Directed by: Crystal Ellis

Love Connection

Love Connection

Directed by: Joseph L Leath

The Natural World

The Natural World

Starring: Barry Paine, David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Return of the Condor Heroes

Return of the Condor Heroes

Starring: Andy Lau

Country: Hong Kong

Who Dares Wins

Who Dares Wins

Starring: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next October 24

If October 24, 1983 is your birthday you're 36 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 27 days.
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Books

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The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre

The Little Drummer Girl

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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from …

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Videogames

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Game box front cover art

Game box front cover art

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: 2D overhead shooter

Publisher: Parker Brothers

Blagger

Blagger

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64, Commodore Plus/4, MSX

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Alligata, Amsoft

Beyond the Tesseract

Beyond the Tesseract

Platform: TRS-80, MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Surreal

Computer Football Strategy Football Strategy

Computer Football Strategy Football Strategy

Platform: Commodore 64[2] Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Traditional sports (Arcade football)

Drol

Drol

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, NEC PC-8801, Sega SG-1000

Genre: Action

Publisher: Brøderbund

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 24, 1983?

On October 24, 1983 several famous people were born including, Adrienne Bailon, VV Brown, Katie McGrath.

Which famous people died on October 24, 1983?

Famous people died on October 24, 1983 include, Jessica Savitch.

What was the number one song in October 24, 1983?

The number one song in the week of October 24, 1983 was Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club in UK.

What were the top hits on October 24, 1983?

The top hits on October 24, 1983 were Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers, Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, All Night Long (All Night) by Lionel Richie in US and Karma Chameleon by Culture Club, They Don't Know by Tracey Ullman, Modern Love by David Bowie in UK.


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