Monday February 28, 1983

US date format: 2/28/1983, UK date format: 28/2/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see zodiac on February 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 Terry Bywater . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson. In UK Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler was in the top 5 hits. Avtaar, directed by Mohan Kumar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac & Pal or Astron Belt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
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Events

  • Final TV episode of MASH airs (CBS); record 125 million watch.
  • The final episode of MASH is aired and the record of most watched episode is broken.

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Movies

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Local Hero

Local Hero

Directed by: Bill Forsyth

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Country: United States of America

Pauline at the Beach

Pauline at the Beach

Directed by: Éric Rohmer

Starring: Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Féodor Atkine

Tender Mercies

Tender Mercies

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

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Videodrome

Videodrome

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky

Country: United States of America

The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance

Directed by: Wilford Leach

Starring: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Directed by: Scott Roberts

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

The Joy of Painting

The Joy of Painting

Starring: Bob Ross

Country: United States of America

Celebrity Daredevils

Celebrity Daredevils

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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They were three generations of magnificent red-haired beauties born to scandal, bred to success, bound to a single extraordinary man--Julien Mistral, the painter, the genius, the lover whose passions had seared them all.

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery

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DeLyser, Fonda's fitness coach before the birth of her son, Troy, in 1973, later joined Jane's Workout studios to teach breathing exercises for pregnant women and recovery classes.

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

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From the Magical Pen of Stephen King, Four Mesmerizing Novellas…“Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption”An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge…the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Floating Dragon by Peter Straub

Floating Dragon

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The quiet suburban town of Hampstead is threatened by two horrors -one is natural, a man gone insane. The other makes the first look like child's play.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCo, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

Barmy Burgers

Barmy Burgers

Platform: ZX Spectrum Dragon 32/64

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

The Coveted Mirror

The Coveted Mirror

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Penguin Software

Pac & Pal

Pac & Pal

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Namco

Astron Belt

Astron Belt

Platform: Arcade, MSX

Genre: Interactive action movie Third-person rail shooter Space combat simulator

Publisher: Sega (Japan) Bally Midway (North America)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On February 28, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 28, 1983?

On February 28, 1983 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 28, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on February 28, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on February 28, 1983?

On February 28, 1983 several famous people were born including, Terry Bywater.

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

The number one song in the week of February 28, 1983 was Billie Jean by Michael Jackson in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler in UK.

What were the top hits on February 28, 1983?

The top hits on February 28, 1983 were Billie Jean by Michael Jackson, Shame On The Moon by Bob Seger, Stray Cat Strut by Stray Cats in US and Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler, Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics in UK.