May 6th, 1983, was a Friday. It was day 126 of 1983. The decade was the 1980s.
38 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since May 6th, 1983.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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The movie "Flashdance" was at the top of the box office on May 6th, 1983.
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The best NBA players in 1983 were Moses Malone, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Sidney Moncrief and Julius Erving.
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.
"Terms of Endearment" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1983.
"Every Breath You Take" by The Police went on to win a Grammy for 1983's Song of the Year.
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.
Ronald Reagan and Yuri Andropov were both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1983.
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.
The Commodore 64 dominated the home computer market during this period.
During the first half of the 1980s, VCRs started to become a popular household item. This device gave people the ability to play VCR tapes and record TV programs and movies.
At this time, wearing leg warmers was a popular fad. The trend was popularized by movies such as Fame and Flashdance.
Between September, 1980 and August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
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.
During this period, the Atari 2600 was the dominant game system.
In the late 1970s and 1980s, portable cassette players such as the "Sony Walkman" were becoming more and more common.
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Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on May 6th, 1983.
Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 6th, 1983.
Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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