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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1983?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1983 Tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup.
  • 02 Mar 1983 Final episode of M*A*S*H; 125,000,000 viewers
  • 04 Mar 1983 Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • 05 Mar 1983 New South Wales beats Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield.
  • 06 Mar 1983 On Your Toes opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances
  • 07 Mar 1983 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV.
  • 08 Mar 1983 IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
  • 09 Mar 1983 Anne Burford resigns as head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency amid scandal.
  • 10 Mar 1983 Walter Alston, Los Angeles Dodgers manager, elected to Hall of Fame.
  • 11 Mar 1983 Ice Dance Championship at Helsinki Finland won by Torvill and Dean (GRB)
  • 12 Mar 1983 Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:01:09).
  • 13 Mar 1983 Woman of the Year closes at Palace Theater NYC after 770 performances
  • 15 Mar 1983 JosT Luis Sert, Spanish-US architect/urban developer, dies at age 80.
  • 16 Mar 1983 Smallest crowd (1814) at Cleveland Coliseum for NBA game, Cleveland Caviliers versus New Jersey Nets.
  • 17 Mar 1983 70th hat trick in New York Islanders' history-Mike Bossy.
  • 21 Mar 1983 Only known typo on Time Magazine cover ("contol" instead of "control"), all recalled.
  • 22 Mar 1983 Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president.
  • 23 Mar 1983 US President Ronald Reagan introduces Star Wars-plan (SDI)
  • 24 Mar 1983 The redesigned 1984 model Corvette sports car goes on sale in California, USA.
  • 25 Mar 1983 Pavel Pegov skates world record 1000 metre (1:12.58).
  • 26 Mar 1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 27 Mar 1983 13th Easter Seal Telethon
  • 31 Mar 1983 Earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people

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Movies

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The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam

Starring: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Country: United States of America

Wild Style

Wild Style

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Charlie Ahearn

Starring: 'Lee' George Quinones, Lady Pink, Fab 5 Freddy, Patti Astor

The Outsiders

The Outsiders

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Country: United States of America

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Rick Rosenthal

Starring: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody, Eric Gurry

Country: United States of America

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1983?
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How To Make Love To Each Other by Alexandra Penney

How To Make Love To Each Other

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This book is a sensitive book about love and intimacy and also about specific sexual techniques-- because technique can be crucial to making love to each other.

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.

Master of the Game by Sidney Sheldon

Master of the Game

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WHO IS KATE BLACKWELL?She is the symbol of success, the beautiful woman who parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Winner of a unique position among the wealthy and world-renowned.

Space by James A. Michener

Space

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Already a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier.

The F-Plan Diet by Audrey Eyton

The F-Plan Diet

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246 pages Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.; 1st edition (December 12, 1988) Language: English: Here is the most important diet breakthrough in decades- the diet Family Circle says "remarkably effective, and healthy