Friday May 27, 1983
US date format: 5/27/1983, UK date format: 27/5/1983
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 27, 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 Jictzad Viña and Khamis al-Gaddafi.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara.
In UK True by Spandau Ballet was in the top 5 hits.
Another Time, Another Place, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corridors of Genon or Bomberman.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 27, 1983?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
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- Former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of US Congress.
- Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk: Composer, dies at 67.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 27, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Irene Cara - Flashdance...What A Feeling
- David Bowie - Let's Dance
- Michael Jackson - Beat It
- Men At Work - Overkill
- Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science
- Prince - Little Red Corvette
- Laura Branigan - Solitaire
- Culture Club - Time (Clock Of The Heart)
- Lionel Richie - My Love
- Bryan Adams - Straight From The Heart
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?