Saturday January 29, 1983

US date format: 1/29/1983, UK date format: 29/1/1983

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 29, 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 Nedzad Sinanovic and Eric Paslay. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. In UK You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1983 while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mined-Out or 3D Crazy Coaster.
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  • 40th Golden Globes: Gandhi, ET and Tootsie win.

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Videodrome

Videodrome

Release year: 1983

Directed by: David Cronenberg

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

Country: United States of America

Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Stanley R. Jaffe

Starring: Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes, Stockard Channing

Blue Thunder

Blue Thunder

Release year: 1983

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

Country: United States of America

Frightmare

Frightmare

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Norman Thaddeus Vane

Starring: Ferdy Mayne, Luca Bercovici, Nita Talbot, Leon Askin

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The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Scott Roberts

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Books

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Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

Living, Loving & Learning by Leo Buscaglia

Living, Loving & Learning

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Living Loving and Learning is a delightful collection of Leo Buscaglia's informative and amusing lectures, which were delivered worldwide between 1970 and 1981. Parts of them have appeared in books and magazine articles, but this is the only complete collection.

Life Sentences by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

Life Sentences

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Life sentences: A novel

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse by Len Deighton

Goodbye, Mickey Mouse

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Deighton's historical fiction Goodbye, Mickey Mouse vividly evokes wartime England. In the winter of 1943-44, a group of American fighter pilots flies escort missions over Germany--among them the deeply reserved Captain

The Valley Of Horses by Jean M. Auel

The Valley Of Horses

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This unforgettable odyssey into the distant past carries us back to the awesome mysteries of the exotic, primeval world of The Clan of the Cave Bear, and to Ayla, now grown into a beautiful and courageous young woman.

Videogames

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Mined-Out

Mined-Out

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum; Dragon 32; BBC Micro; Acorn Electron

3D Crazy Coaster

3D Crazy Coaster

Platform: Vectrex

Genre: Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Milton Bradley

Cavern Creatures

Cavern Creatures

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Datamost

Dragonriders of Pern

Dragonriders of Pern

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Epyx

Blue Max

Blue Max

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: action

Publisher: Synapse Software U.S. Gold

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 29, 1983?

On January 29, 1983 several famous people were born including, Nedzad Sinanovic, Eric Paslay, Brynne Edelsten.

What was the number one song in January 29, 1983?

The number one song in the week of January 29, 1983 was Down Under by Men At Work in US and You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins in UK.

What were the top hits on January 29, 1983?

The top hits on January 29, 1983 were Down Under by Men At Work, Africa by Toto, Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye in US and You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins, Down Under by Men At Work, Save Your Love by Renee & Renato in UK.