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 birth chart 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 Eric Paslay and Nedzad Sinanovic.
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 movies released in 1983
while Megatrends by John Naisbitt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cavern Creatures or Dragonriders of Pern.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 29, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- The Gap Band - Outstanding
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- Lionel Richie - Truly
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
- Janet Jackson - Young Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 29If January 29, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 6 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 24 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?