Sunday January 30, 1983

US date format: 1/30/1983, UK date format: 30/1/1983

The day of the week was Sunday, under the astrological sign of Aquarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on January 30, 1983).

Famous birthdays on this day include Laura Croft and Daniel Di Tomasso.

The number one song in US was Down Under by Men At Work. You Can't Hurry Love by Phil Collins was #1 song in the UK.

Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1983 while Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching The Hard Word. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Who: The First Adventure or Cuthbert Goes Walkabout.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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January 30, 1983 Events

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Historical Events

  • Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champion.
  • Super Bowl XVII at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California: Washington Redskins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17; Most Valuable Player: John Riggins, Running Back.
  • Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic.

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January 30, 1983 Famous Birthdays


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January 30, 1983 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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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

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

Tenebre

Tenebre

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, Christian Borromeo, Mirella D'Angelo

Country: Italy

Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Stanley R. Jaffe

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

Zeder

Zeder

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Pupi Avati

Starring: Gabriele Lavia, Cesare Barbetti, Anne Canovas, Andrea Montuschi, Adolfo Belletti, Bob Tonelli, Marcello Tusco

Country: Italy

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 30, 1983?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Down Under
  2. - Africayoutube
  3. - Sexual Healing
  4. - Dirty Laundry
  5. - The Girl Is Mine

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - You Can't Hurry Love
  2. - Down Under
  3. - Save Your Love
  4. - A Winter's Tale
  5. - Electric Avenue

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - The Girl Is Mine
  2. - Put It In A Magazine
  3. - Are You Serious
  4. - Sexual Healing
  5. - Got To Be There
Sport Games on January 30, 1983

Sport Games on January 30, 1983


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  • Miami Dolphins - Washington Redskins : 17 - 27
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TV Series

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The Hard Word

The Hard Word

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Scott Roberts

The Family Tree

The Family Tree

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Vivi Friedman

Treasure Hunt

Treasure Hunt

Release year: 1982

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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If January 30, 1983 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mistral'S Daughter by Judith Krantz

Mistral'S Daughter

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Three generations of red-haired, stunning beauties were born to scandal and bred to be successful. They were bound to one extraordinary man, Julien Mistral, who was the painter, genius, and lover whose passions had captivated them all.

Second Heaven by Judith Guest

Second Heaven

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Divorced father of two Michael Atwood joins Cat Holzman as a divorcee to help Gale Murray. Gale Murray is a troubled teenager trapped by his parents and the law.

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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James A. Michener, a well-known chronicler of epic events in world history, tackles the most challenging subject of his career: Space, the last great frontier.

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

And More By Andy Rooney

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Every American man has his own opinion

Different Seasons by Stephen King

Different Seasons

By:

The Magical Pen of Stephen King and Four Mesmerizing Novellas Rita Hayworth, and the Shawshank Retribution"An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks strange and startling revenge...the basis of the Best Picture Academy Award

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Doctor Who: The First Adventure

Platform: BBC Micro

Publisher: BBC Software

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Cuthbert Goes Walkabout

Platform: Dragon 32/64, TRS-80 CoCo, Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family

Genre: Action

Publisher: Microdeal

Mined-Out

Mined-Out

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

Bank Heist

Bank Heist

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Maze

Publisher: 20th Century Fox

Chivalry

Chivalry

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Optimum Resource

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 the US President was Ronald Reagan (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 30, 1983?

On January 30, 1983 several famous people were born including, Laura Croft, Daniel Di Tomasso, Geraldine Bazán.

Which famous people died on January 30, 1983?

Famous people died on January 30, 1983 include, [Dallas] Mack / McCord Reynolds, Joan Valerie, Coralia Fandiño Ricart.

What was the number one song in January 30, 1983?

The number one song in the week of January 30, 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 30, 1983?

The top hits on January 30, 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.