Sunday August 28, 1983

US date format: 8/28/1983, UK date format: 28/8/1983

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 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 Alfonso Herrera and Luke McAlister. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Every Breath You Take by The Police. In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits. Women's Prison Massacre, directed by Bruno Mattei, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cassette 50 or Antarctic Adventure.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

Events

  • Mame closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park
  • Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour.
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Famous Deaths

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Movies

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Women's Prison Massacre

Women's Prison Massacre

Directed by: Bruno Mattei

Starring: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Ursula Flores, Maria Romano

Deathstalker

Deathstalker

Directed by: James Sbardellati

Starring: Rick Hill, Barbi Benton, Richard Brooker, Lana Clarkson

Getting It On

Getting It On

Directed by: William Olsen

Starring: Martin Yost, Heather Kennedy, Jeff Edmond, Kathy Brickmeier

Microwave Massacre

Microwave Massacre

Directed by: Wayne Berwick

Starring: Jackie Vernon, Loren Schein, Al Troupe, Marla Simon

Suburbia

Suburbia

Directed by: Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Chris Pedersen, Bill Coyne, Jennifer Clay, Timothy O'Brien

TV Series

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Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Vom Webstuhl zur Weltmacht

Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

The Best of Times

The Best of Times

WWF All American Wrestling

WWF All American Wrestling

Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova

Days to next August 28

If August 28, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 1 month, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Christine by Stephen King

Christine

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Just Another Lovers’ Triangle, Right?It was love at first sight. From the moment seventeen-year-old Arnie Cunningham saw Christine, he knew he would do anything to possess her.Arnie’s

Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

How To Satisfy A Woman Every Time by Naura Hayden

How To Satisfy A Woman Every Time

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Before writing her immensely popular guide to satisfying women in bed, Naura Hayden interviewed close to 500 women and discovered that all of them had faced an orgasm during sex at

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cassette 50

Cassette 50

Platform: Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Dragon 32, Oric 1, Oric Atmos, Vic 20, ZX81, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Cascade Games Ltd

Antarctic Adventure

Antarctic Adventure

Platform: Family Computer, ColecoVision, Game Boy (in Konami GB Collection Vol. 3, Japan), Game Boy Color (in Konami GB Collection Vol. 4, Europe), Mobile Phones, Virtual Console, EGG Project, handheld electron

Genre: Racing, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

Cube Quest

Cube Quest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Simutrek Inc.

Killer Kong

Killer Kong

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

Bonka

Bonka

Platform: Commodore 64, Dragon 32

Genre: Platform

Publisher: J. Morrison (Micros) Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 28, 1983?

On August 28, 1983 several famous people were born including, Alfonso Herrera, Luke McAlister, Lasith Malinga.

Which famous people died on August 28, 1983?

Famous people died on August 28, 1983 include, Jan Clayton.

What was the number one song in August 28, 1983?

The number one song in the week of August 28, 1983 was Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band in UK.

What were the top hits on August 28, 1983?

The top hits on August 28, 1983 were Every Breath You Take by The Police, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics, Maniac by Michael Sembello in US and Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band, Gold by Spandau Ballet, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young in UK.


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