31st of December, 1983

The 31st of December, 1983, fell on a Saturday. Day 365 of 1983. Decade: 1980s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of December, 1983:

  • Five people are killed after two bombs explode in France.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of December, 1983:

  • United States: Say Say Say - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Only You - Flying Pickets

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Terms of Endearment" 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 31st of December, 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 31st of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 35 years, 10 months and 14 days have passed since the 31st of December, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of December, 1983, will be 35 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 441676800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of December, 1983:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of December, 1983, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of December, 1983 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 31st of December:

  • New Year's Eve

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 31st of December, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of December, 1983 was probably conceived around the 23rd of March, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of December, 1983 is the 9th of October, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

31st of December

Events that have occurred on the 31st of December:


Television

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

  • Scarecrow and Mrs. King - Starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.
  • 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.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of December, 1983.

  • 13,102 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,132,012,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of December, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,320,681,600 times.
  • Since the 31st of December, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 584,118,604,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 188,668,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 97,353,101 steps. That's about 43,268 miles!
  • Since this date, 13,584,154 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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