Tuesday 26 April 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jose Maria Lopez and Jessica Lynch.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Beat It by Michael Jackson.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
The Hunger, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Home.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaga X6 or Killer Kong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1983 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Jose Maria Lopez: Argentine racing driver.
- Jessica Lynch: American military, a Marine assigned to the Iraq War.
- José López: Argentinian race car driver.
- Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead
- San Antonio spurs beat Denver Nuggets 152-133 in NBA playoff game.
- Dow Jones Industrial Average breaks 1200 for first time.
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