Saturday May 28, 1983
US date format: 5/28/1983, UK date format: 28/5/1983
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 Megalyn Echikunwoke and Roman Atwood.
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 The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Congo Bongo or Buzz Bombers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 28, 1983?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
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- Ricky by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63
- Hamburger ZV wins 28th Europe Cup 1 in Athens, Greece.
- Erastus Corning 2nd: American politician, 72nd Mayor of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 28, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 28If May 28, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?