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10 Facts About The Year 1983

What happened in 1983?

Here are 10 Facts.........

1. Margaret Thatcher ,
leader of the Conservative Party in the UK is re-elected

2.  Sally Ride became the first female American astronaut in space

3. Vanessa Williams became the first black Miss America

4. Microsoft released its writing program called "Word"

5. Famous people born included Amy Winehouse , Nicky Hilton , Emily Blunt , Cheryl Cole , Mila Kunis , Chris Hemsworth , Henry Cavill

6. Lech Walesa , the Polish Union Leader won the Nobel Peace Prize

                                            1983 DVD Card

7. Music: Number One hits included: Karma Chameleon (Culture Club) , Uptown Girl (Billy Joel) , Red Red Wine (UB40) , Lets Dance (David Bowie)

8. President Ronald Reagan proposed the "Star Wars" Defence Plan

9. Box Office hits included: Local Hero , Trading Places , Star Wars: Return of the Jedi , Octopussy , Educating Rita , Terms of Endearment , Sudden Impact

10. Sporting Winners included:

FA Cup Final:    Man Utd 2 , 4  Brighton 2 , 0

Division 1 Winners:  Liverpool

Mens Wimbledon Winner: John McEnroe bt Chris Lewis  3-0

Womens Wimbledon Winner: Martina Navratilova bt Andrea Jaeger 2-0

Golf Open Championship Winner:  Tom Watson (USA)

Formula One Winner: Nelson Piquet

Ryder Cup Winners: USA bt Europe 14.5 to 13.5

Five Nations Champions: France & Ireland - shared

Know Someone born in the year 1983?

                                       Born in 1983 Card & CD

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