Saturday, April 10, 2010

In the year 1983...

These were the major news headlines around the world:
  • Sally Ride becomes the first American woman to travel in space when the space shuttle Challenger is launched from Cape Canaveral, FL.
  • 241 U.S. Marines and sailors are killed when a TNT-laden suicide terrorist blows up Marine headquarters at Beirut International Airport.
  • U.S. Marines and Rangers invade the island of Grenada and evacuate hundreds of U.S. citizens.
  • The Soviets shoot down Korean Airlines flight 007

In the entertainment industry pula:

The Grammy Winners were:
  • Record of the Year - "Beat it" by Michael Jackson
  • Album of the Year - "Thriller" by Michael Jackson
  • Song of the Year - "Every Breath You Take" by The Police

These were the #1 hits:
  • Baby Come To Me - James Ingram with Patti Austin
  • Let's Dance - David Bowie
  • Down Under - Men at Work
  • Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
  • Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
  • Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  • Beat It - Michael Jackson
  • All Night Long - Lionel Richie
  • Maniac - Michael Sembello
  • Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • Africa - Toto
  • Total Eclipse of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
  • Flashdance..What a Feeling - Irena Cara
Gotta love the 80s for their music ;)

Lastly, on the 10th day of April (Sunday) of that year, my momsie gave birth to me at 4:44pm.... :)

I am officially 27 years old today...

I thank Allah for the blessings that I've been given for the past 26 years of my life...

Alhamdulillah... :) :) :)

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