Monday 31 October 1983, Halloween
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Adam Bouska and Sitashma Chand.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Islands In The Stream by Kenny Rogers.
In UK Karma Chameleon by Culture Club was in the top 5 hits.
All the Right Moves, directed by Michael Chapman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983
while Poland by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Who Dares Wins.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Congo Bongo or Knot in 3D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Adam Bouska: American photographer and activist founded the NOH8 Campaign.
- Sitashma Chand: Nepalese model Miss Nepal 2007.
- Katy French: Irish supermodel and socialite (Born 1983).
- Paul McCartney releases Pipes of Peace album
- Ron Grant completes a 217-day, 8,316-mile run around Australia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1983 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Kenny Rogers - Islands In The Stream
- Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night)
- Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart
- The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another
- Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
- Paul McCartney - Say Say Say
- Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All
- Prince - Delirious
- Sheena Easton - Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)
- Spandau Ballet - True
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