Tuesday 27 December 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cole Hamels and Richard Roberts.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching PicturePages.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Libble Rabble or The Birds and the Bees II: Antics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 December 1983 ?
- The second day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- A bank holiday in Britain and elsewhere if 25 December or 26 December falls in the weekend.
- R.C. Saints - John the Apostle and Evangelist
- Cole Hamels: American baseball player.
- Richard Roberts: American noted family, the only son of Richard and grandson of evangelist Oral Roberts.
- Emily Eddington: YouTube Star.
- Anthony Boric: New Zealand All Black rugby player.
- Jesse Williams: American high jumper.
- Walter Scott: Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world in the 19th century.
- Pope John Paul II pardons man who shot him (Mehmet Ali Agca).
- A propane explosion in Buffalo, New York kills five firefighters and two civilians, and devastates 16 square blocks.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
- The Flying Pickets - Only You
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
- David Essex - A Winter's Tale
- Slade - My Oh My
- Renee & Renato - Save Your Love
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Keith Harris & Orville - Orville's Song
- Modern Romance - Best Years Of Our Lives
- The Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
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