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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1983?


Events

  • 02 Jun 1983 1980 movie Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, released in Germany
  • 04 Jun 1983 53rd French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Mima Jausovec (61 62)
  • 05 Jun 1983 37th Tony Awards: Torch Song Trilogy and Cats win
  • 06 Jun 1983 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins and Roy Acuff
  • 07 Jun 1983 Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies strikes out Lonnie Smith for his 3,522nd career strikeout to pass Nolan Ryan as the all-time strikeout leader.
  • 08 Jun 1983 Trading Places, Ghostbusters, and Gremlins premieres
  • 09 Jun 1983 56th National Spelling Bee: Blake Giddens wins spelling purim
  • 10 Jun 1983 Texas Instruments announces that poor sales of TI 99/4A computers, software, and peripherals would result in a second quarter loss of US$100 million. The news drives the company's stock price down almost US$50.
  • 11 Jun 1983 Always Something There To Remind Me by Naked Eyes peaks at #8
  • 12 Jun 1983 29th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan
  • 13 Jun 1983 ''Pioneer 10'' becomes the first man-made object to leave the solar system.
  • 14 Jun 1983 5 killed in a fire at a Ramada Inn in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 15 Jun 1983 Cards trade Keith Hernandez to Mets for Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey
  • 16 Jun 1983 Pope John Paul II visits Poland
  • 18 Jun 1983 Pump Boys & Dinettes closes at Princess Theater NYC after 573 performances
  • 19 Jun 1983 Octopussy premieres in US
  • 20 Jun 1983 83rd US Golf Open: Larry Nelson shoots a 280 at Oakmont Country Club - Pennsylvania
  • 21 Jun 1983 Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery
  • 22 Jun 1983 First time a satellite is retrieved from orbit by Space Shuttle.
  • 23 Jun 1983 Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat
  • 24 Jun 1983 7th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 2 lands at Edwards AFB
  • 25 Jun 1983 Evita closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 1568 performances
  • 26 Jun 1983 Loving premieres on TV
  • 27 Jun 1983 Mariners bat out of order against White Sox in 2nd inning
  • 28 Jun 1983 NASA launches Galaxy-A.
  • 29 Jun 1983 Angel Cordero wins his 5,000th horse races
  • 30 Jun 1983 Total loss of coolant at Embalse nuclear power plant, Argentina. It was classified as an Accident With Local Consequences ampndash level 4 at the International Nuclear Event Scale

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Incredibles 2

Incredibles 2

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Country: United States of America

Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary's Baby

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States of America

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1983?
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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

The Love You Make by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines

The Love You Make

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Here is the national bestseller that Newsday called “the most authoritative and candid look yet at the personal lives…of the oft-scrutinized group.”

The Little Drummer Girl by John le Carre

The Little Drummer Girl

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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Delicate Truth and Our Kind of Traitor is soon to be a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregorThe Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first work of non-fiction, will be available from …

Banker by Dick Francis

Banker

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Investment banker Tim Ekaterin thought arranging the purchase of a champion racehorse was a sure thing-but he never gambled on getting caught up in murder.

White Gold Wielder by Stephen R. Donaldson

White Gold Wielder

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Thomas Covenant knew that despite his failure on the Isle of The One Tree, he had to return to the Land and fight.