3rd of May, 1983

The 3rd of May, 1983, fell on a Tuesday. Day 123 of 1983. Decade: 1980s.

37 years, 0 months and 28 days have passed since the 3rd of May, 1983.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 3rd of May, 1983:

  • United States: Beat It - Michael Jackson
  • United Kingdom: True - Spandau Ballet

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Lone Wolf McQuade" 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 3rd of May, 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.

  • 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.

  • Time Person of the Year: 1983.

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

  • Terms of Endearment

    "Terms of Endearment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 37 years, 0 months and 28 days have passed since the 3rd of May, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 3rd of May, 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 420764400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 3rd of May, 1983:

  • 18th of April, 1983: The 1983 United States embassy bombing in Beirut kills 63 people.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • 26th of May, 1983: Manchester United win the FA Cup final after they beat Brighton 4-0 in a replay.
  • 31st of May, 1983: The Philadelphia 76ers win the 1983 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 3rd of May, 1983, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • Native American Zodiac: The 3rd of May, 1983 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
  • Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.
  • Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
  • Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.

1983 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1983.

"Fraggle Rock" - "Inspector Gadget" - "Danger Mouse" - "The Smurfs" - "Cockleshell Bay" - "Diff'rent Strokes" - "Happy Days" - "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "Captain Kangaroo"


1983 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1983:

  • My Little Pony (figures)
  • Commodore 64
  • Masters of the Universe (figures)
  • Fisher-Price Little People (Farm)
  • Monchhichi / Chicaboo
  • Rubik's Cube
  • Big wheel (tricycle)
  • Intellivision (games console)
  • Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine
  • Cabbage Patch Kids
  • Speak & Spell
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • Water Ring Toss
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 3rd of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 3rd of May:

  • Constitution Memorial Day (Japan)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on the 3rd of May, 1983.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 3rd of May, 1983 was probably conceived around the 24th of July, 1982. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 3rd of May, 1983 is the 10th of February, 1984. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

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.

3rd of May

Events that have occurred on the 3rd of May:


How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 3rd of May, 1983.

  • 13,543 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,170,115,200 seconds have passed since the 3rd of May, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,365,134,400 times.
  • Since the 3rd of May, 1983, earth has travelled approximately 603,779,443,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 195,019,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 100,629,907 steps. That's about 44,724 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,041,382 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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