(Saturday, December 10, 1983) — “Say Say Say” by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for six weeks (Dec. 10/17/24/31, 1983; Jan. 7/14, 1984). It was McCartney’s ninth and final number one hit on the chart (1971-1984) after The Beatles (20 number hits from 1964 to 1970). It was Jackson’s sixth of 13 number one hits on the chart (1972-1995) after The Jackson 5 (four number one hits in 1970).
Video: 'Sudden Impact' trailer
(Thursday, December 8, 1983) — Sudden Impact, a thriller about a rape victim who exacts revenge on her aggressors in the fourth film in the Dirty Harry series, premiered today in New York City. Read more on ‘Sudden Impact’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago today (1983)…
Video: 'The Day After (1983) - Full, Original 1.75:1 Aspect Ratio'
(Sunday, November 20, 1983, 8:00 p.m. EST) — The Day After a graphic, disturbing made-for-television film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas, premiered tonight on ABC. Read more on Nuclear war film ‘The Day After’ premieres on ABC 30 years ago this hour (1983)…
Video: 'Terms of Endearment' trailer
(Sunday, November 20, 1983) — Terms of Endearment, a comedy-drama film which covers 30 years of the relationship between Aurora Greenway and her daughter Emma, premiered today in New York City. Read more on ‘Terms of Endearment’ premieres in New York City 30 years ago today (1983)…
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace (Full Album)'
(Saturday, November 19, 1983) — Pipes of Peace, the fifth solo studio album by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney featuring two duets with Michael Jackson and ex-Beatle Ringo Starr on drums for some of the tracks, debuted on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart at #54.