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November 7th, 1983.

November 7th, 1983, was a Monday. It was day 311 of 1983. The decade was the 1980s.

37 years, 5 months and 29 days have passed since November 7th, 1983.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Born on November 7th, 1983.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Adam DeVine: Actor.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 7th, 1983.

  • United States: Island In The Stream - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
  • United Kingdom: Uptown Girl - Billy Joel

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Deal of the Century" was at the top of the box office on November 7th, 1983.

Take me back to November 7th, 1983!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 7th, 1983 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song Island In The Stream by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Uptown Girl by Billy Joel is the number one hit song. Ronald Reagan is currently the President of the United States and the movie Deal of the Century 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.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Happy Days", "The Jeffersons", "The Love Boat" and "Dallas". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Space Invaders", "Asteroids", "Donkey Kong" and "Mario Bros.". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Happy Days", "The Smurfs", "G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero" and "The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Water Ring Toss, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik's Cube and Monchhichi / Chicaboo.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 7th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1983?

    The best NBA players in 1983 were Moses Malone, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Sidney Moncrief and Julius Erving.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 37 years, 5 months and 29 days have passed since November 7th, 1983.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 45 of 1983.
  • Leap Year: 1983 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 7th, 1983, will be 37 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1983 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 437011200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 7th, 1983.

  • October 9th, 1983: North Korea attempts to assassinate South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan.
  • October 11th, 1983: The album "Can't Slow Down" is released by Lionel Richie.
  • October 14th, 1983: Jamaican reggae singer Hugh Mundell is shot to death while sitting in his car in Kingston, Jamaica.
  • October 14th, 1983: UK politics: Conservative MP Cecil Parkinson resigns following revelations that his former secretary is pregnant with his child.
  • October 23rd, 1983: 241 US servicemen, 58 French soldiers and 6 Lebanese civilians are killed by suicide attacks in Beirut.
  • October 24th, 1983: The song "Relax" by Frankie Goes to Hollywood is released.
  • October 27th, 1983: Police in Alaska find jewelry belonging to missing women after searching the home of suspected serial killer Robert Hansen.
  • This date: November 7th, 1983
  • November 10th, 1983: Soccer: Striker Andy Gray joins Everton.
  • November 18th, 1983: A Christmas Story (1983) is released in cinemas.
  • November 24th, 1983: The United Kingdom is shocked when 15-year-old Lynda Mann is found raped and strangled in the village of Narborough.
  • November 27th, 1983: 181 people are killed when Avianca Flight 011 crashes near Madrid, Spain.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 7th, 1983, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1983 was the year of the .
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 7th, 1983 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of early 1980s fashion.

Photographs of early 1980s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of early 1980s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
  • Knots Landing - American soap opera.

Kid's TV shows on November 7th, 1983.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1983.

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show
  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1983.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1983.

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

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Mario Bros. - Arcade game developed by Nintendo.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 7th of November.

US President.

Ronald Reagan was the President of the United States on November 7th, 1983.

UK Prime Minister.

Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 7th, 1983.

Irish Taoiseach.

Garret FitzGerald was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 7th, 1983 was most likely conceived around the 28th of January, 1983.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 7th, 1983 is close to the 16th of August, 1984.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 7th, 1983.

  • A total of 13,696 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,956 weeks have passed.
  • 1,183,330,800 seconds have passed since the November 7th, 1983.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,380,552,600 times.
  • Since November 7th, 1983, the earth has travelled approximately 610,598,692,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 197,221,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 101,766,449 steps. That's about 45,230 miles!
  • Since this date, 14,199,970 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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