Thursday March 31, 1983
US date format: 3/31/1983, UK date format: 31/3/1983
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Melissa Ordway and Thierry Issiémou.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Billie Jean by Michael Jackson.
In UK Let's Dance by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
Dot and the Bunny, directed by Yoram Gross, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Dream House.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flip & Flop or Angler.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 31, 1983?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
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- Earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 31, 1983?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
- Culture Club - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
- Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf
- Lionel Richie - You Are
- The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang
- Kenny Rogers - We've Got Tonight
- Styx - Mr. Roboto
- Journey - Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)
- Daryl Hall & John Oates - One On One
- Golden Earring - Twilight Zone
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?