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EVENTS IN HISTORY 1983
JAN 02 – The musical Annie is performed performed at The Alvin Theater on Broadway after 2,377 shows
JAN 19 – The Apple Lisa personal computer is released
JAN 30 – The Miami Dolphins are defeated by The Washington Redskins in Superbowl XVII
FEB 28 – M*A*S*H airs it’s final episode claiming the record for most watched television broadcast in American history
MAR 08 – The IBM PC XT is released
MAR 23 – US President Ronald Reagan unveils his “Star Wars” plan
MAR 25 – Micheal Jackson “moonwalks” at Motown 25
APR 18 – A bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon killing 63 people
MAY 17 – An agreement between the United States, Lebanon, and Israel is signed in regards to the withdrawal of Israeli troops from Lebanon
JUN 13Pioneer 10 leaves the solar system becoming the first man made object to do so
JUN 18 – The first American woman in space, Sally Ride, makes history on-board the Space Shuttle Challenger
AUG 24 – An arsonist sets fire to the Old Philadelphia Arena destroying it
AUG 30 – Space Shuttle Challenger onces again makes history as it carries the first African American into space, Guion S. Bluford
SEP 05 – NBC Nightly News gets a new anchorman, Tom Brokaw
SEP 17 – The first African American Miss America is crowned in Vanessa Williams
OCT 16 – The Philadelphia Phillies lose the World Series in game 5, giving the Baltimore Orioles their 3rd World Series Championship
OCT 25 – US troops invade Granada
NOV 02 – US President Ronald Reagan signs the bill making Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a federal holiday
DEC 02 – The music video for Micheal Jackson’s Thriller debuts on MTV

SOURCE: Wikipedia

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BILLBOARD TOP 100 OF 1983

1 Every Breath You Take Police
2 Billie Jean Michael Jackson
3 Flashdance… What A Feeling Irene Cara
4 Down Under Men At Work
5 Beat It Michael Jackson
6 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
7 Maneater Daryl Hall and John Oates
8 Baby Come To Me Patti Austin and James Ingram
9 Maniac Michael Sembello
10 Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) Eurythmics
11 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club
12 You And I Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle
13 Come On Eileen Dexy’s Midnight Runners
14 Shame On The Moon Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band
15 She Works Hard For The Money Donna Summer
16 Never Gonna Let You Go Sergio Mendes
17 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran
18 Let’s Dance David Bowie
19 Twilight Zone Golden Earring
20 I Know There’s Something Going On Frida
21 Jeopardy Greg Kihn Band
22 Electric Avenue Eddy Grant
23 She Blinded Me With Science Thomas Dolby
24 Africa Toto
25 Little Red Corvette Prince
26 Back On The Chain Gang Pretenders
27 Up Where We Belong Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
28 Mr. Roboto Styx
29 You Are Lionel Richie
30 Der Kommissar After The Fire
31 Puttin’ On The Ritz Taco
32 Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye
33 (Keep Feeling) Fascination Human League
34 Time (Clock Of The Heart) Culture Club
35 The Safety Dance Men Without Hats
36 Mickey Toni Basil
37 You Can’t Hurry Love Phil Collins
38 Separate Ways Journey
39 One On One Daryl Hall and John Oates
40 We’ve Got Tonight Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton
41 1999 Prince
42 Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats
43 Allentown Billy Joel
44 Stand Back Stevie Nicks
45 Tell Her About It Billy Joel
46 Always Somethmg There To Remind Me Naked Eyes
47 Truly Lionel Richie
48 Dirty Laundry Don Henley
49 The Girl Is Mine Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
50 Too Shy Kajagoogoo
51 Goody Two Shoes Adam Ant
52 Rock The Casbah Clash
53 Our House Madness
54 Overkill Men At Work
55 Is There Something I Should Know Duran Duran
56 Gloria Laura Branigan
57 Affair Of The Heart Rick Springfield
58 She’s A Beauty Tubes
59 Solitaire Laura Branigan
60 Don’t Let It End Styx
69 I Won’t Hold You Back Toto
70 All Right Christopher Cross
71 Straight From The Heart Bryan Adams
72 Heart To Heart Kenny Loggins
73 My Love Lionel Richie
74 I’m Still Standing Elton John
75 Hot Girls In Love Loverboy
76 It’s A Mistake Men At Work
78 All This Love Debarge
79 Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy Sammy Hagar
80 Heartbreaker Dionne Warwick
81 Faithfully Journey
82 Steppin’ Out Joe Jackson
83 Take Me To Heart Quarterflash
84 (She’s) Sexy + 17 Stray Cats
85 Try Again Champaign
86 Dead Giveaway Shalamar
87 Lawyers In Love Jackson Browne
88 What About Me Moving Pictures
89 Human Nature Michael Jackson
90 Photograph Def Leppard
91 Pass The Dutchie Musical Youth
92 TRUE Spandau Ballet
93 Far From Over Frank Stallone
94 I’ve Got A Rock ‘N’ Roll Heart Eric Clapton
95 It Might Be You Stephen Bishop
96 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
97 You Got Lucky Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
98 Don’t Cry Asia
99 Breaking Us In Two Joe Jackson
100 Fall In Love With Me Earth, Wind and Fire
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