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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

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The Ballad of Narayama

The Ballad of Narayama

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Shôhei Imamura

Starring: Ken Ogata, Sumiko Sakamoto, Tonpei Hidari, Aki Takejô

Dot and the Bunny

Dot and the Bunny

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Yoram Gross

Starring: Drew Forsythe, Barbara Frawley, Ron Haddrick, Anne Haddy

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

The Hunger

The Hunger

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young

Country: United States of America

Lone Wolf McQuade

Lone Wolf McQuade

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Chuck Norris, David Carradine, Barbara Carrera, Leon Isaac Kennedy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1983?
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The Delta Star by Joseph Wambaugh

The Delta Star

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A prostitute, Missy Moonbeam, falls from the roof of the Wonderland Hotel, and in her diary is the phone number of Caltech, one of America's finest scientific institutions.

Ellis Island by Fred Mustard Stewart

Ellis Island

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This epic novel follows the saga of five young immigrants from disparate backgrounds as they pass through the gateway to a strange new world at the dawn of a new century.

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

And More By Andy Rooney

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Voice Of The Heart by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Voice Of The Heart

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A woman of relentless passion and legendary allure, Katharine Tempest rises from obscurity to become one of the most sought-after actresses of her time.

Foundation'S Edge by Isaac Asimov

Foundation'S Edge

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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they retum to Hari