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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
  • 07 Apr 1983 During STS-6, astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson perform the first Space Shuttle spacewalk.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1983?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Billie Jeanyoutube
  2. - Come On Eileen
  3. - Beat Ityoutube
  4. - Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
  5. - Hungry Like The Wolf

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Let's Danceyoutube
  2. - True
  3. - Is There Something I Should Know?
  4. - Temptation
  5. - Church Of The Poison Mind

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1983?

Salvador by Joan Didion

Salvador

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"Terror is the given place." El Salvador at its most gruesome height during civil war in 1982 is the place.

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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James A. Michener, a well-known chronicler of epic events in world history, tackles the most challenging subject of his career: Space, the last great frontier.

One To One by Theodore Isaac Rubin

One To One

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The Politics of Money Money is today's most powerful symbol. Are you and your partner clear on what this really means?

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook by William Kotzwinkle

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Storybook

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Scholastic Book Services, 1982 First Edition. Paperback. ISBN: 0590374085.

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

The One Minute Manager

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Millions of managers from Fortune 500 companies and small business nationwide have used The One Minute Manager's methods for more than 20 years. This has helped them increase their productivity, job satisfaction, personal and professional relationships, and in turn, increased …