Monday May 30, 1983

US date format: 5/30/1983, UK date format: 30/5/1983

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 30, 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 Jennifer Ellison . In that special week of May people in US were listening to Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara. In UK Every Breath You Take by The Police was in the top 5 hits. Trading Places, directed by John Landis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983 while The Last Lion by William Manchester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shades of Darkness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crossbow or The Coveted Mirror.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
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Events

  • Surrey all out for 14 versus Essex, their lowest score ever.

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Movies

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Trading Places

Trading Places

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Country: United States of America

Octopussy

Octopussy

Directed by: John Glen

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan, Kristina Wayborn

Country: United States of America

Warriors of the Wasteland

Warriors of the Wasteland

Directed by: Enzo G. Castellari

Starring: Giancarlo Prete, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Anna Kanakis

Dance of the Dwarfs

Dance of the Dwarfs

Directed by: Gus Trikonis

Starring: Deborah Raffin, Peter Fonda, John Amos, Carlos Palomino

Another Time, Another Place

Another Time, Another Place

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: Phyllis Logan, Giovanni Mauriello, Denise Coffey, Tom Watson

TV Series

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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

Miyuki

Miyuki

Directed by: LLC RSquaredFilms

Days to next May 30

If May 30, 1983 is your birthday you're 37 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.

Megatrends by John Naisbitt

Megatrends

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Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr

In Search Of Excellence

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The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.Based

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.

The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh

The Delta Star

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A prostitute, Missy Moonbeam, falls from the roof of the Wonderland Hotel, and in her diary is the phone number of Caltech, one of America's finest scientific institutions.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beyond the Tesseract

Beyond the Tesseract

Platform: TRS-80, MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Surreal

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Chuck Norris Superkicks

Platform: Atari 2600, Colecovision Commodore 64, Commodore VIC-20

Genre: Action

Publisher: Xonox

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

Harrier Attack

Harrier Attack

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Oric 1, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Durell Software

The Coveted Mirror

The Coveted Mirror

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Penguin Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On May 30, 1983 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 30, 1983?

On May 30, 1983 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 30, 1983?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on May 30, 1983?

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

Which famous people are born on May 30, 1983?

On May 30, 1983 several famous people were born including, Jennifer Ellison.

Which famous people died on May 30, 1983?

Famous people died on May 30, 1983 include, Alfred M Gruenther.

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

The number one song in the week of May 30, 1983 was Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara in US and Every Breath You Take by The Police in UK.

What were the top hits on May 30, 1983?

The top hits on May 30, 1983 were Flashdance...What A Feeling by Irene Cara, Let's Dance by David Bowie, Overkill by Men At Work in US and Every Breath You Take by The Police, Bad Boys by Wham!, Baby Jane by Rod Stewart in UK.


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