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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1983: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1983?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1983 Anti-nuke demonstrators link arms in 14-mile human chain in England.
  • 03 Apr 1983 12th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott.
  • 04 Apr 1983 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched.
  • 05 Apr 1983 France throws out 47 Soviet diplomats.
  • 06 Apr 1983 Caps 2-Isles 5 - Patrick Division Semifinals - Isles hold 1-0 lead
  • 07 Apr 1983 Caps 4-Isles 2 - Patrick Division Semifinals - series tied 1-1
  • 09 Apr 1983 6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth.
  • 10 Apr 1983 Caps 3-Isles 6 - Patrick Division Semifinals - Isles win series 3-2
  • 11 Apr 1983 3rd Golden Raspberry Awards: Inchon! wins
  • 13 Apr 1983 Undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault
  • 14 Apr 1983 Isles tie own rec with 2 shorthanded playoff goals in a pd vs. Ranger
  • 15 Apr 1983 Rangers 0-Isles 5 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles hold 2-0 lead
  • 16 Apr 1983 Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games
  • 17 Apr 1983 In Warsaw, Poland, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters.
  • 18 Apr 1983 A lone suicide bomber kills 63, at US Embassy in Lebanon
  • 20 Apr 1983 President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security
  • 21 Apr 1983 Soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?]
  • 22 Apr 1983 Rangers 2-Isles 5 - Patrick Division Finals - Isles win series 4-2
  • 24 Apr 1983 Show Boat opens at Uris Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • 25 Apr 1983 Yuri Andropov invites US schoolgirl Samantha Smith to USSR
  • 26 Apr 1983 Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead
  • 27 Apr 1983 Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout King (3,509), passing Walter Johnson
  • 28 Apr 1983 Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Series tied 1-1
  • 30 Apr 1983 Bruins 3-Isles 7-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 2-1 lead

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Country: United States of America

Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Country: United States of America

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States of America

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1983?
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The Partners by James B. Stewart

The Partners

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The Partners: Inside America's Most Powerful Law Firms

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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For more than twenty years, millions of managers in Fortune 500 companies and small businesses nationwide have followed The One Minute Manager's techniques, thus increasing their productivity, job satisfaction, and personal

The Mists Of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Mists Of Avalon

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A Literary Guild Featured AlternateHere is the magical legend of King Arthur, vividly retold through the eyes and lives of the women who wielded power from behind the throne.

Growing Up by Russell Baker

Growing Up

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This Pulitzer Prize-winner is "the saddest, funniest, most tragical yet comical picture of coming of age in the U.S.A. in the Depresson years and World War II that has ever been

Salvador by Joan Didion

Salvador

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"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war.