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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

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Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Mori Masaki

Starring: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

Country: United States of America

Zelig

Zelig

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Patrick Horgan, John Buckwalter

Country: United States of America

Vacation

Vacation

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid

Country: United States of America

Confidentially Yours

Confidentially Yours

Release year: 1983

Directed by: François Truffaut

Starring: Fanny Ardant, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Philippe Laudenbach

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1983?
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The Price Of Power by Seymour M. Hersh

The Price Of Power

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The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

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 Summer Of Katya by Trevanian

The Summer Of Katya

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In the golden summer of 1914, Jean-Marc Montjean, recently graduated from medical school, comes to the small French village of Salies to assist the village physician.

Ascent Into Hell by Andrew M. Greeley

Ascent Into Hell

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Hugh Donlon, a lonely, troubled priest, falls in love with a nun, leaves the clergy, and returns to the temptations of secular life

The Last Lion by William Manchester

The Last Lion

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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi