March 19th, 1983, fell on a Saturday. It was day 78 of 1983. The decade was the 1980s.
37 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since March 19th, 1983.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 19th, 1983:
United States: Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
United Kingdom: Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "High Road to China" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is March 19th, 1983 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Spring has started to creep in and the evenings are beginning to get longer. In America, the song Billie Jean by Michael Jackson is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler is the number one hit song.
Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie High Road to China is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, women are currently wearing jelly shoes, turtleneck sweaters, loose high-waist pants, crop tops and puffer jackets lined with fur. Meanwhile, men have been ditching the disco look of the 70s in favor of athletic clothing such as tracksuits and sports jerseys. The "preppy" look has also been making a comeback.
Because it's 1983, the radio stations are being dominated by artists such as Culture Club, Michael Jackson, Irene Cara, David Bowie and The Police. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Jeffersons", "The Dukes of Hazzard", "Knight Rider" and "Cheers". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Lunar Lander", "Galaxian" and "Donkey Kong".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "Happy Days", "Diff'rent Strokes" and "Cockleshell Bay". Popular toys include the likes of "Big Jim (action figure)", "Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine", "Rubik's Cube" and "Monchhichi / Chicaboo".
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 March 19th, 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Police - "Every Breath You Take"
"Every Breath You Take" by The Police would go on to win a Grammy for 1983's Song of the Year.
Terms of Endearment
"Terms of Endearment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1983.
Who were the best football players in 1983?
In 1983, the best soccer players were Michel Platini, Kenny Dalglish, Allan Simonsen, Gordon Strachan, Felix Magath, Jean-Marie Pfaff, Rinat Dasayev, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Jesper Olsen, Bryan Robson and Fernando Gomes.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
37 years, 8 months and 14 days have passed since March 19th, 1983.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1983.
Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on March 19th, 1983, will be 37 years of age.
People born in 1983 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 416880000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around March 19th, 1983:
National holidays and famous events that fall on the 19th of March:
St. Joseph's Day
Who was the US President on March 19th, 1983?
Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 19th, 1983?
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on March 19th, 1983 was probably conceived around the 9th of June, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 19th, 1983 is the 27th of December, 1983. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Donkey Kong - Arcade game released by Nintendo.
Missile Command - Arcade game developed by Atari.
Pac-Man - Maze arcade game.
Galaxian - Fixed shooter arcade game.
Asteroids - Space-themed shooter arcade game.
Lunar Lander - In which the player controls a lunar landing module.
Space Invaders - Shooter arcade game.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about March 19th, 1983.
13,773 days have passed since this date.
1,189,987,200 seconds have passed since the March 19th, 1983.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,388,318,400 times.
Since March 19th, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 614,033,395,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 198,331,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,338,899 steps. That's about 45,484 miles!
Since this date, 14,279,846 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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