Tuesday 25 October 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gyptian and Hotaru Akane.
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.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, 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 Who Dares Wins.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Top or Galaga X6.
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Which were the important events of 25 October 1983 ?
- Day of the Romanian Army
- Virgin Islands - Thanksgiving Day : end of the hurricane season
- Republic of China - Taiwan Retrocession Day (1945)
- Also see October 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Feast day of Saints Crispin and Crispian; Six Welsh martyrs and companions; forty martyrs of England and Wales
- Kazakhstan - Republic Day
- Gyptian : Jamaican singer.
- Hotaru Akane: Japanese actress and activist.
- Mirjam Liimask: Estonian hurdler.
- Tim McGarigle: American football player.
- Han Yeo-reum: South Korean actress.
- Hermann Ambrosius: Composer, dies at 86.
- US invades Grenada, a country 1 / 2,000 its population (US Wins!)
- United States troops invade Grenada at the behest of Eugenia Charles of Dominica, a member of the Organization of American States.
- Microsoft Word is first released for personal computers.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Spandau Ballet - True
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- The Police - King Of Pain
- Prince - Delirious
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
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