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June 16th, 1983...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Flashdance... What a Feeling"
by Irene Cara

In the UK:
"Every Breath You Take"
by The Police
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Los Angeles

(TIME Cover: June the 13th, 1983)

 Famous people born on the 16th of June:

1139 - Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
1612 - Murad IV, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1640)
1644 - Henrietta Anne Stuart, Princess of Scotland, England and Ireland and Duchess of Orléans (d. 1670)
1829 - Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
1858 - King Gustaf V of Sweden (d. 1950)
1941 - Aldrich Ames, CIA officer and spy for the Soviet Union
1953 - Ian Mosley, British drummer (Marillion)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1983

Lech Walesa

Trade union leader (Solidaritet)

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1983 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1983

Terms of Endearment
directed by James L. Brooks
with John Lithgow (Sam Burns), Jack Nicholson (Garrett Breedlove) and Shirley MacLaine (Aurora Greenway)

Designed in 1983

The Silver tea and coffee service
by Michael Graves

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Christie Brinkley & Michael Ives / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 397, June 9, 1983



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