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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1983?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1983 Korean Boeing 747 strays into Siberia and is shot down by a Soviet jet
  • 02 Sep 1983 Yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israeli Prime Minister.
  • 04 Sep 1983 Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat closes at Royale NYC after 747 performances
  • 05 Sep 1983 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-lands at Edwards AFB
  • 06 Sep 1983 Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova requests political asylum in New York
  • 07 Sep 1983 Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6:41:35).
  • 08 Sep 1983 NASA launches RCA-6.
  • 09 Sep 1983 Challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
  • 10 Sep 1983 97th US Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert L Mills (61 63)
  • 11 Sep 1983 103rd US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (63 67 75 60)
  • 12 Sep 1983 Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of US$7 million.
  • 13 Sep 1983 Dan Quisenberry record 39th season save
  • 14 Sep 1983 US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner
  • 15 Sep 1983 Cops beat to death Michael Stewart for graffiting NYC subway
  • 16 Sep 1983 Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen
  • 17 Sep 1983 Chicago White Sox clinch their 1st-ever AL West championship
  • 18 Sep 1983 Juli Inkster wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • 19 Sep 1983 St. Kitts and Nevis declares independence from the UK
  • 20 Sep 1983 Cryptographic Communications System and Method (RSA) patented
  • 21 Sep 1983 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila
  • 22 Sep 1983 Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall)
  • 23 Sep 1983 Argentina milt regime gives amnesty to military / political assassins
  • 24 Sep 1983 Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs and steal 30 bases in season
  • 25 Sep 1983 35th Emmy Awards: Hill St. Blue, Cheers, Ed Flanders and Shelley Long
  • 26 Sep 1983 Lebanon Premier Chafiq Wazzan offers to resigns
  • 27 Sep 1983 Tim Raines is 1st since Ty Cobb to steal 70 and drive in 70 runs
  • 28 Sep 1983 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
  • 29 Sep 1983 A Chorus Line 3,389 performance to become longest running Broadway show

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Movies

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Never Cry Wolf

Never Cry Wolf

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Carroll Ballard

Starring: Charles Martin Smith, Brian Dennehy, Zachary Ittimangnaq, Samson Jorah

Country: United States of America

The Big Chill

The Big Chill

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States of America

My Brother's Wedding

My Brother's Wedding

Release year: 1983

Directed by: Charles Burnett

Starring: Everett Silas, Jessie Holmes, Gaye Shannon-Burnett, Ronnie Bell

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1983?
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Hollywood Wives by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Wives

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They lunch at Ma Maison and the Bistro on salads and hot gossip. They cruise Rodeo Drive in their Mercedes and Rolls, turning shopping at Giorgio and Gucci into an art

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

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.

August by Judith Rossner

August

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Originally published in 1983, this bestseller is a compelling portrait of a young woman's experience in psychotherapy.

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