5th of October, 1983

The 5th of October, 1983, fell on a Wednesday. Day 278 of 1983. Decade: 1980s.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Jesse Eisenberg: Actor.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of October, 1983:

  • United States: Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
  • United Kingdom: Karma Chameleon - Culture Club

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Big Chill" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 5th of October, 1983.

  • Early 1980s fashion.

    The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.

  • Iran-Iraq War

    Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1983.

    Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov are both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1983.

  • 1983 in movies.

    Movies released in 1983 included Return of the Jedi, Terms of Endearment, Flashdance, Trading Places, National Lampoon's Vacation, WarGames, Scarface, Octopussy, Sudden Impact, Staying Alive, Mr. Mom and Risky Business.

  • 1983 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1983 included The Police, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, Men at Work, Bonnie Tyler, Hall & Oates, Michael Sembello, Eurythmics, Culture Club and Dexys Midnight Runners.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of October:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 35 years, 11 months and 14 days have passed since the 5th of October, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of October, 1983, will be 35 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 434156400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 5th of October, 1983:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of October, 1983, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of October, 1983 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 5th of October, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 5th of October, 1983 was probably conceived around the 26th of December, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of October, 1983 is the 14th of July, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

5th of October

Events that have occurred on the 5th of October:


Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
  • Manimal - Short-lived TV series about a man that could shape-shift into an animal.
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe - Animated series.
  • The A-Team - Action TV series with characters such as "Mr. T" and John "Hannibal" Smith.
  • 'Allo 'Allo! - BBC sitcom starring Gorden Kaye.
  • Cheers - Sitcom starring Ted Danson.
  • Knight Rider - Starring David Hasselhoff.
  • Family Ties - Sitcom starring Michael J. Fox.
  • The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of October, 1983.

  • 13,132 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,134,604,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of October, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,323,705,600 times.
  • Since the 5th of October, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 585,456,076,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 189,100,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,576,013 steps. That's about 43,367 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,615,258 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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