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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 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 July 1983: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1983?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1983 A North Korean Ilyushin Il-62M jet en route to Conakry Airport in Guinea crashes into the Fouta Djallon mountains in Guinea-Bissau, killing all 23 people on board.
  • 02 Jul 1983 90th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats A Jaeger (60 63)
  • 03 Jul 1983 11th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Hollis Stacy
  • 04 Jul 1983 New York Yankees' Dave Righetti no-hits the Boston Red Sox.
  • 05 Jul 1983 France invades Algeria
  • 06 Jul 1983 54th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-3 at Comiskey Park, Chicago
  • 07 Jul 1983 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR
  • 08 Jul 1983 Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title
  • 11 Jul 1983 Lorraine Elizabeth Downes, 19, of New Zealand, crowned 32nd Miss Universe
  • 14 Jul 1983 Crane (Rep-R-Il) and Studds (Rep-D-Mas) admit to sex with pages
  • 15 Jul 1983 Linda Ronstadt debuts as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance
  • 16 Jul 1983 Sikorsky S-61 disaster: a helicopter crashes off the Isles of Scilly, causing 20 fatalities.
  • 17 Jul 1983 112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale
  • 18 Jul 1983 Despite being in 1st place in NL East, Phils fire manager Pat Corrales
  • 19 Jul 1983 The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.
  • 20 Jul 1983 The Israeli cabinet votes to withdraw troops from Beirut but to remain in southern Lebanon.
  • 21 Jul 1983 Polish government ends 19 months of martial law.
  • 22 Jul 1983 Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
  • 23 Jul 1983 Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
  • 24 Jul 1983 Mame opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 25 Jul 1983 Washington Public Power Supply System defaults on US$2.25 billion loan.
  • 26 Jul 1983 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating for STS-8
  • 27 Jul 1983 Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts this season, he also wins his 1st game as a Royal
  • 28 Jul 1983 NASA launches Telstar-3A
  • 29 Jul 1983 Friday Night Videos premieres on NBC TV
  • 30 Jul 1983 Weight lifter Sergei Didyk of the USSR jerks a record 261 kg
  • 31 Jul 1983 B Robinson, J Marichal, G Kell, and W Alston inducted into Hall of Fame

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America

Little Old New York

Little Old New York

Directed by: Sidney Olcott

Starring: Marion Davies, Stephen Carr, J.M. Kerrigan, Harrison Ford

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1983?
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Ancient Evenings by Norman Mailer

Ancient Evenings

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Norman Mailer’s dazzlingly rich, deeply evocative novel of ancient Egypt breathes life into the figures of a lost era: the eighteenth-dynasty Pharaoh Rameses and his wife, Queen Nefertiti; Menenhetet, their creature,

The World Is Made Of Glass by Morris West

The World Is Made Of Glass

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Written by the same author as bestsellers "Children of the Sun", "The Shoes of the Fisherman" and "The Clowns of God" this psychological novel depicts the confused thoughts of a man

And More By Andy Rooney by Andrew A. Rooney

And More By Andy Rooney

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Jane Fonda'S Workout Book by Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda'S Workout Book

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Jane Fonda's Workout Book

Creating Wealth by Robert G. Allen

Creating Wealth

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Popular speaker, multimillionaire, and author of the all-time bestselling real-estate book Nothing Down, Robert G. Allen knows how to bring you financial success.