Tuesday 30 August 1983
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kris Commons and Jun Matsumoto.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) by Eurythmics.
In UK Give It Up by KC & The Sunshine Band was in the top 5 hits.
Cannibal Ferox, directed by Umberto Lenzi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster or My Name Is Uncle Groucho, You Win A Fat Cigar.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1983 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Kris Commons: Soccer Player.
- Jun Matsumoto: Movie Actor.
- Emmanuel Culio: Argentinian footballer.
- Gustavo Eberto: Argentinian footballer (d. 2007).
- Simone Pepe: Italian footballer.
- 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-launched (6 days)
- Elizabeth R Zakarian (Devon Pierce), 17, NY, crowned 1st Miss Teen USA
- Guion Bluford becomes 1st African-American Astronaut in space
- WKBC-TV (channel 48) ends broadcasting in Philadelphia
- STS-8: Space Shuttle Challenger launched into space.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
- Michael Sembello - Maniac
- The Police - Every Breath You Take
- Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz
- Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money
- Men Without Hats - The Safety Dance
- Billy Joel - Tell Her About It
- Men At Work - It's A Mistake
- Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
- Michael Jackson - Human Nature
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