Wednesday June 29, 1983

US date format: 6/29/1983, UK date format: 29/6/1983

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Aundrea Fimbres and Henri Vahvanen. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Baby Jane by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Shao Lin yu Wu Dang, directed by Chia-Hui Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Moschops. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster or Knights of the Desert.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.

Events

  • Angel Cordero wins his 5,000th horse races
  • Challenger flies back to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB

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Movies

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Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Shao Lin yu Wu Dang

Directed by: Chia-Hui Liu

Starring: Chia-Hui Liu, Adam Cheng, Li Ching, Idy Chan

Stroker Ace

Stroker Ace

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Jim Nabors, Parker Stevenson

Yellowbeard

Yellowbeard

Directed by: Mel Damski

Starring: Graham Chapman, Peter Boyle, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

The Survivors

The Survivors

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robin Williams, Jerry Reed, James Wainwright

Superman III

Superman III

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Moschops

Moschops

Directed by: Jim Trainor

Shades of Darkness

Shades of Darkness

Directed by: Ian Adema

No Excuses

No Excuses

Directed by: Miguel Gaudencio

The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Dream House

Dream House

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Days to next June 29

If June 29, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.

Return Of The Jedi by Joan D. Vinge

Return Of The Jedi

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In a sequel to "The Star Wars Storybook" and "The Empire Strikes Back Storybook", Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to battle with the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the …

Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings

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Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Heartburn

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Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

10-Yard Fight

10-Yard Fight

Platform: Family Computer/NES, MSX

Genre: American football

Publisher: NA Taito Arcade NA Nintendo NES EU Nintendo NES JP IremArcade/FC EU Electrocoin Arcade; NA Taito Arcade; NA Nintendo NES; EU Nintendo NES; JP IremArcade/FC; EU Electrocoin Arcade

Killer Kong

Killer Kong

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Blaby Computer Games

Crossbow

Crossbow

Platform: Arcade, iPhone, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari XE Game System, Commodore 64

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, Atari, Mean Hamster Software

Blaster

Blaster

Platform: Arcade Game, IBM PC

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Williams

Knights of the Desert

Knights of the Desert

Platform: Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On June 29, 1983 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is June 29, 1983?

On June 29, 1983 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 29, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on June 29, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on June 29, 1983?

On June 29, 1983 several famous people were born including, Aundrea Fimbres, Henri Vahvanen, Jeremy Powers.

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

The number one song in the week of June 29, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on June 29, 1983?

The top hits on June 29, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant, Every Breath You Take by The Police in US and Baby Jane by Rod Stewart, Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) by Paul Young, IOU by Freeez in UK.


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