Monday January 31, 1983
US date format: 1/31/1983, UK date format: 31/1/1983
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 31, 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 Keen'V and Fabio Quagliarella.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Africa by Toto.
In UK Too Shy by Kajagoogoo was in the top 5 hits.
Videodrome, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Growing Up by Russell Baker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Hard Word.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captain Beeble or Blaster.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 31, 1983?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 31, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Gap Band - Outstanding
- Evelyn King - Betcha She Don't Love You
- Tyrone Davis - Are You Serious
- Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
- Chaka Khan - Got To Be There
- Sonny Charles - Put It In A Magazine
- Ray Parker Jr. - Bad Boy
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney - The Girl Is Mine
- Patti Austin With James Ingram - Baby, Come To Me
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?