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In 1983 Top Headlines

Top News Headlines Week, June 6, 1983 

·       President: Ronald W. Reagan      Vice President:George H.W. Bush

     ·       Life Expectancy: 74.6                         Median Household Income: $20,885    

       ·      Minimum Wage hr.: $3.35           Compact Disc Come Out

 

  •  Hooter's in Clearwater, FL opens

Top Songs: 

  • Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonnie Tyler
  • All Night Long by Lionel Richie
  • Islands in the Stream by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
  • Say Say Say by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
  • Baby, Come to Me by Patti Austen & James Ingram
  • Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
  • Every Breath You Take by The Police
  • Flashdance by Irene Cara
  • Down Under by Men at Work
  • Beat It by Michael Jackson

Movies:

  • Terms of Endearment          Risky Business         Trading Places
  • Flash Dance                      Stayin Alive            Return of Jetti
  • Scarface                          Never Say Never      War Games
  • Vacation                          Mr. Mom                 Jaws 3 D  

TV Shows:     Hill Street Blues      Knight Rider     Cagney & LaceyElsewhere     Taxi      Facts of Life   Family     Cheers      Facts   Magnum       Remington Steele

Hot New Toys in 1983:

Monchichi         Rainbow Brite Dolls         Nintendo Entertainment System<

Top Events of 83

Music- 1999-by Prince came out.    Total eclipse of the heart by Bonnie Tyler.    Karen Carpenter died on Feb.4th 1983 from anorexia.    William Demerest who played Uncle Charlie on the hit    t.v. show my 3 sons died.      Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys dies from a drowning accident after diving off of a friends yacht.     M.A.S.H. ends after 251 episodes with over 125 million viewers watching!    The Last Deloran was produced.    Vanessa Williams becomes the 1st African-American Miss America!     The Just Say No Campaign debuted.    Crack Cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and soon after brought to the U.S.   April 4th the challenger makes its 1st flight.  AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST THE 1ST HOOTERS OPENS IN CLEARWATER FLORIDA!!!- Brenda O'Brien

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