Saturday 31 December 1983, NewYear’s Eve
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sarah Croce and Jaqueline Carvalho.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Say Say Say by Paul McCartney.
In UK Only You by The Flying Pickets was in the top 5 hits.
Silkwood, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while The Human Body by Jonathan Miller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grimm's Fairy Tales and Storybook Series.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Corridors of Genon or Everest Ascent.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 December 1983 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
- Sarah Croce: YouTube Star.
- Jaqueline Carvalho: Volleyball Player.
- Mariana Renata: French-Indonesian model and actress.
- Frank Link: Actor (Burns & Schreiber Comedy Show), dies at 46.
- Brunei gains complete independence from Britain
- Jose Happart installed as Mayor of Voeren Belgium
- The AT&T Bell System is broken up by the United States Government.
- In Nigeria a coup d'etat led by Major General Muhammadu Buhari ends the Nigerian Second Republic.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So
- Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake
- Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield
- Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate
- The Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night
- Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride
Top #10 songs in the UK
- The Flying Pickets - Only You
- Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
- David Essex - A Winter's Tale
- Paul Young - Love Of The Common People
- Renee & Renato - Save Your Love
- Slade - My Oh My
- Keith Harris & Orville - Orville's Song
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Modern Romance - Best Years Of Our Lives
- The Thompson Twins - Hold Me Now
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Sport Games on 31 December 1983
- Detroit Lions - San Francisco 49ers : 23 - 24
- Seattle Seahawks - Miami Dolphins : 27 - 20
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